Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Penn State-Greater Allegheny. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Penn State-Greater Allegheny.

What are your chances at Penn State-Greater Allegheny?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Penn State-Greater Allegheny or any other U.S. college

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Penn State-Greater Allegheny, 8.23% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Penn State-Greater Allegheny?

    Penn State-Greater Allegheny requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, Penn State-Greater Allegheny also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Penn State-Greater Allegheny requires a minimum of 18 credits.

    What are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Penn State-Greater Allegheny transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Penn State-Greater Allegheny on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Penn State-Greater Allegheny received 85 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 51 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Penn State-Greater Allegheny is 60.0%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Penn State-Greater Allegheny. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at Penn State-Greater Allegheny?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Penn State-Greater Allegheny or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Additionally, of the 51 accepted transfer students, 38 students enrolled - that means the yield was 74.51%.

    Penn State-Greater Allegheny accepts 60 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford Penn State-Greater Allegheny

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    What are the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny transfer GPA requirements?

    Penn State-Greater Allegheny requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Penn State-Greater Allegheny requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to Penn State-Greater Allegheny?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Penn State-Greater Allegheny. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to McKeesport...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Penn State-Greater Allegheny is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Penn State-Greater Allegheny then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Penn State-Greater Allegheny

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Penn State-Greater Allegheny website for more info.
    Penn State-Greater Allegheny accepts 60.0% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Penn State-Greater Allegheny, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.17 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.3. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Penn State-Greater Allegheny students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 470 650 560
    SAT Reading 460 590 525
    2018 Total SAT Score 930 1240 1085
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 26 29 27
    ACT Reading 22 26 24
    2018 Total ACT Score 48 55 51

    Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny’s average SAT score is 1085. To be a competitive applicant for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at Penn State-Greater Allegheny?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Penn State-Greater Allegheny or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to Penn State-Greater Allegheny, you may also want to consider the schools:

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