Penn State New Kensington Admissions

The application fee is $65 for applying undergraduate school and $65 for graduate school at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationadmissions.psu.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.psu.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 80.05% and yield is 46.46%. 253 men and 188 women applied to Penn State New Kensington and 204 men and 149 women students were accepted. Among them, 103 men and 61 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants441253188
Admitted353204149
Enrolled16410361
Acceptance Ratio 80.05%80.63%79.26%
Yield 46.46%50.49%40.94%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 130 students (79% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 11 students (7%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 590 and 25th percentile is 500. The SAT Math score is 600 (75th) and 490 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 76 (75th percentile) and 76 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500590
SAT Math490600
ACT Composite1825
ACT Math1727
ACT English1524
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,045, ACT: 59 - Public Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields).

Application Requirements

Penn State New Kensington requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Penn State New Kensington online application page .
Penn State New Kensington Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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