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Penn State Abington

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Visiting And Contact Information

106 Sutherland, 1600 Woodland Rd

Abington, PA 19001

United States

Phone: 215-881-7600

Fax: 215-881-7655

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 68
SAT:
% Submitting Score:90%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:390 - 510
     Math Middle 50%:430 - 550
     Writing Middle 50%:390 - 510
ACT:
% Submitting Score:4%
     ACT Middle 50%:18 - 24
     Math Middle 50%:18 - 25
     English Middle 50%:16 - 23
     Writing Middle 50%:6 - 8
Average High School GPA:3.12
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:9.19%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:16.87%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:15.21%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:20.93%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:26.96%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:10.39%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:0.45%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:10.98%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:32.27%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:69.34%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 3,221
Total applicants who are accepted: 2,504
Total of accepted students who enroll: 685
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Application Process
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Notification Begins: 11/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $100.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: Yes, in part
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: One Year
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Important
Class Rank:Considered
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Considered
Recommendation(s):Considered
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Considered
First Generation:Not Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Not Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:0
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:3
     Lab Science:0
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:3
     History:0
     Academic Electives:0
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:0
     English:0
     Mathematics:0
     Science:0
     Lab Science:0
     Foreign Language:0
     Social Studies:0
     History:0
     Academic Electives:0
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    68
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    390 - 510
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    430 - 550
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    390 - 510
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    18 - 24
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    18 - 25
  •      English Middle 50%:
    16 - 23
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    6 - 8
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.12
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