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 January 1
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs No
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Institution is SOC member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 410
Accepted 368
New entrants 235
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Acceptance rate 90%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.32
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 92%
Average GRE score breakdown 155 verbal
156 quantitative
4.0 analytical writing

Requirements

Application essay Yes
Standardized test requirement None
Letters of recommendation 1
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 1
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 550, internet 80

Admission Factors

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

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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