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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

201 Old Main University Park, PA 16802-1503
Phone: (814) 865-5471
Admissions Phone: (814) 865-5471
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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
  • Located in University Park, PA
  • Public
  • 45,233 students enrolled
  • 50% admitted
  • $16,952 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Arielle from Palmerton, PA
  • I am a current student here

    Please give Penn State a try. They are not just known for football! The concerts are great and you will meet a diversity group of students. The concerts are also fun and the campus and downtown ( College town) is a great experience for All!

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  • Andrew from Barboursville, VA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Make sure to do research on costs, specifically high school students that are out-of-state. Additionally, keep up with grade trends and donĂ¢??t slack off senior year because admissions focuses heavily on trends in grades and testing scores.

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  • Lindsey - State College, PA
  • I am a current student here

    Penn State is a great school with a lot of opportunities inside and outside of your intended major. Getting involved in clubs allows you to learn your likes and dislikes while getting an early start in your major. Getting involved also allows you to make friends and if you're a communications student like me, you'll get to meet all sorts of people.

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  • Jacob from Bellefonte, PA
  • I am a current student here

    Penn State is HUGE and it's very easy to feel lost in the mix. If things don't click immediately, don't get discouraged. It takes time to find the right people, but it's worth the wait.

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