Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 1
Application deadline (international students) July 1
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) By July 31
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs No
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 296
Accepted 217
New entrants 111
Acceptance rate 73%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.35
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 93%
Average GRE score breakdown 158 verbal
154 quantitative
4.1 analytical writing

Requirements

Application essay required Yes
GRE requirement GRE
Letters of recommendation 3
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 3
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 550, internet 80

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Considered
Class rank Not Considered
Undergraduate GPA Important
Undergraduate field of study Considered
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Important
Non-academic factors
Application essay Very Important
Interview Not Considered
Work experience Very Important
Character/personal qualities Considered
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Martha Jordan
Admissions phone (800) 252-3592
Admissions email wdadmissions@outreach.psu.edu
Admissions website http://www.worldcampus.psu.edu/admissions

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