Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington
New Kensington, PA, USA

Admissions

Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
77%
Acceptance Rate
555
Students Applied
57%
Transfer Acceptance Rate
64
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
SAT Subject Tests
Yes
AP Course Credit
Yes
Dual Enrollment
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Test Optional
No
Application Fee
$65
Fee waivers available
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions
Yes

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
93%
Out-Of-State Students
3%
2%
Submitting ACT
89%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1086
0
1600
SAT Percentiles

Math
25th
500
75th
600
Reading
25th
490
75th
580
3.20
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By GPA

3.75+
11%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
5%
Students Enrolled By Class Rank

Top 10%
9
Top 25%
31
Top 50%
68
Students Enrolled By Household Income

< $30k
21
$30k - $48k
22
$48k - $75k
33
$75k - $110k
36
$110k+
29

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: nkadmissions@psu.edu
Admissions Telephone: 888-968-7297
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.16 Average Rating
Some tips are know what you want to do, because switching majors makes college harder.
Enjoy all Penn State has to offer.
Finally say the words We Are and someone will always answer Penn State
Cristina from New Kensington, PA