Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus

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Application deadline (U.S. residents) June 30
Application deadline (international students) June 30
Priority application deadline N/A
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Admissions website
Director of admissions Martha Jordan
Admissions phone (800) 252-3592
Admissions email
Admissions fax N/A
Admissions requirements same as campus-based students' requirements Yes
Denies admittance to qualified applicants No


Accept transfer students Yes
Transfer students may earn advanced standing credit Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No
Dual enrollment at separate college allowed Yes
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S. Yes
Application essay required No
High school completion requirements Diploma or GED required
College uses SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for new applicants Yes
Minimum high school GPA required 2.0
Academic admissions factors
Rigor of secondary school record Very Important
Class rank Considered
GPA Very Important
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Standardized test scores Important
Application essay Not Considered
Non-academic admissions factors
Interview Not Considered
Extracurricular activities Not Considered
Talent/ability Considered
Character/personal qualities Not Considered
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
State residency Not Considered
Religious affiliation/commitment Not Considered
Race/ethnicity Not Considered
Volunteer work Not Considered
Work experience Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Not Considered

Entering Class Stats

Applicants 1,224
Female applicants 693
Male applicants 531
Applicants accepted 1,031
Female applicants accepted 586
Male applicants accepted 445
Applicants enrolled 614
Female applicants enrolled 363
Male applicants enrolled 251
Acceptance rate 84%
Average high school GPA 2.8
SAT Critical Reading average score 501
SAT Math average score 499
SAT Writing average score 432
ACT Composite score 23

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