2015-2016 COMMON DATA SET

Penn State Abington

D. Transfer Admission


Fall Applicants

D1. Does your institution enroll transfer students?



(If no, please skip to Section E)

If yes, may transfer students earn advanced standing credit by transferring credits earned from
course work completed at other colleges/universities?




D2. Provide the number of students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled as degree-seeking transfer students in fall 2015.

D2. Provide the number of students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled as degree-seeking transfer students in fall 2015.
 
Applicants
Admitted
applicants
Enrolled
applicants
Men266150119
Women316195132
Total582345251



Application for Admission

D3. Indicate terms for which transfers may enroll:






D4. Must a transfer applicant have a minimum number of credits completed or else must apply
as an entering freshman?




If yes, what is the minimum number of credits and the unit of measure?
  18 credits

D5. Indicate if each of the following items is Required of all, Recommended of all, Recommended of some, Required of some, or Not required of transfer students to apply for admission:

D5. Indicate if each of the following items is Required of all, Recommended of all, Recommended of some, Required of some, or Not required of transfer students to apply for admission:
 
Admission requirements
High school transcriptRequired of all
College transcript(s)Required of all
Essay or personal statementNot required
InterviewNot required
Standardized test scoresNot required
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)Not required



D6. If a minimum high school grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify (on a 4.0 scale):
  We require the basic Carnegie units but not a minimum GPA.

D7. If a minimum college grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify (on a 4.0 scale):
  Depends on academic program and varies from year to year.

D8. List any other application requirements specific to transfer applicants:
  

D9. List application Priority, Closing, Notification, and candidate Reply dates for transfer students. If applications are reviewed on a continuous or rolling basis, place a check mark in the "Rolling admission" column.

D9. List application Priority, Closing, Notification, and candidate Reply dates for transfer students. If applications are reviewed on a continuous or rolling basis, place a check mark in the "Rolling admission" column.
 
Priority date
Closing date
Notification date
Reply date
Rolling admission
Fall    Yes
Winter     
Spring    Yes
Summer    Yes



D10. Does an open admission policy, if reported, apply to transfer students?



D11. Describe additional requirements for transfer admission, if applicable:
  

Transfer Credit Policies

D12.
Report the lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit:  2.0

D13. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year institution:

Number:  

Unit type:  No Limit

D14. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a four-year institution:

Number:  

Unit type:  No Limit

D15. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn an associate’s degree:  18

D16. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn a bachelor’s degree:  36

D17. Describe other transfer credit policies: