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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into University of Pittsburgh Johnstown

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
87%
Admission Difficulty for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown is 87%.  It ranks #82 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Pittsburgh Johnstown is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,382 out of 2,750 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent (SAT 1010/1190 ACT 21/25). University of Pittsburgh Johnstown typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.57. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown application fee is $0 and applications are due by Mar 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Pittsburgh Johnstown. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 94% of students submitted SAT scores and 19% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1010-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT 
94%
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1100

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Pittsburgh Johnstown?

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown typically prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown ranks #31 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1190 and Above Good >93%
1100 to 1190 Avg + 87%-93%
1010 to 1100 Avg - 78%-87%
920 to 1010 Reach 65%-78%
Less than 920 Low <65%
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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
21-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
19%
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown?

Admission data indicates that University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #30 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Pittsburgh Johnstown.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >93%
23 to 25 Avg + 87%-93%
21 to 23 Avg - 78%-87%
19 to 21 Reach 65%-78%
Less than 19 Low <65%
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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.57
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Pittsburgh Johnstown?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Pittsburgh Johnstown was 3.57 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.57 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown accepts 87% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

74% of University of Pittsburgh Johnstown freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Pittsburgh Johnstown students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 41%
Top 50% of class 74%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,446 1,304 2,750
Accepted 1,229 1,153 2,382
Acceptance Rate 85% 88% 87%
Enrolled 220 300 520
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 26% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Pittsburgh Johnstown is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Pittsburgh Johnstown and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215284 IPEDS survey data for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown.

FAQs

Does University of Pittsburgh Johnstown prefer SAT or ACT?

94% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. 19% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Pittsburgh Johnstown?

87% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1190. 94% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 25. 19% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.