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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is a Public school located in Altoona, PA. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona has a total enrollment of 3,839 with a graduation rate of 68% and a student/faculty ratio of 16:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$22,318
Avg. price for students living on campus$32,686
Avg. price for students living off campus$32,686


Total applicants5,738
Total admissions5,129
Admission rate89%
Application fee$65
Average staff salary$68,022

25th percentile score

SAT math450
SAT reading440
SAT writing430
ACT composite20

75th percentile score

SAT math550
SAT reading540
SAT writing530
ACT composite24

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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