If you are considering submitting an application to Youngstown State University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 1 and the application fee is $45.
The following is an overiew of some of Youngstown State University's admissions stats.
|Youngstown State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||17%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||15%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||79%|
These are the application deadlines for Youngstown State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 1||––|
Youngstown State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is not difficult to get into Youngstown State University.
In 2021, Youngstown State University accepted 78% of all applicants, around 5,250 from 6,718 applicants.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Youngstown State University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to nursing, engineering, engineering technology, health occupations programs is program moderately difficult.
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
Youngstown State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Youngstown State University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Youngstown State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Youngstown State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Youngstown State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Other Requirements||√||ACT/SAT-however test optional Fall 2020|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Youngstown State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5. Youngstown State University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 76.42% submitted a class rank. At Youngstown State University 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.
At Youngstown State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||22.9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21.83%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15.39%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9.97%|
|2.50 and 2.9||12.18%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3.47%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Youngstown State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Youngstown State University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Youngstown State University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 15% of Youngstown State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 79% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Youngstown State University applicants, you should strive to score between 950 and 1160 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Youngstown State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1160 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Youngstown State University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Youngstown State University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
To be most competitive at Youngstown State University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Youngstown State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Youngstown State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Youngstown State University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Youngstown State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Youngstown State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Youngstown State University.
Does Youngstown State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Youngstown State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Youngstown State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations
Does Youngstown State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Youngstown State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Youngstown State University?
❌ No, Youngstown State University is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to include your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Youngstown State University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Youngstown State University is 78%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Youngstown State University?
❌ Youngstown State University does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Youngstown State University is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Youngstown State University is Aug 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Youngstown State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.51. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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