Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) On a rolling basis beginning November 1
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 197
Accepted 152
Enrolled 94
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Acceptance rate 77%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.53
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 87%
Average GRE score breakdown 151 verbal
146 quantitative
4.0 analytical writing

Requirements

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