Schreyer Honors College (SHC)at Penn State

First-Year Profile

The Schreyer Honors College enrolls an incoming first-year class of 300 students each fall. Schreyer Honors Scholars are innovators, problem-solvers, leaders and doers. They like challenges, fear nothing and consider the world their laboratory.

Fall 2018 Applicants

3,799 applications received
746 offers of admission


2018 Applicant Gender pie chart
Gender Number of Applicants
Male 1750
Female 2049


2018 Applicant Residency pie chart
Residency Percentage
Pennsylvania Resident 2011
Non-Pennsylvania Resident 1788

Fall 2018 Incoming Class

331 members of the incoming class
19.7% of the total applicant pool offered admission


2018 Incoming Class Gender pie chart
Gender Number of Students
Male 143
Female 188


2018 Incoming Class Residency pie chart
Residency Number of Students
Pennsylvania Resident 228
Non-Pennsylvania Resident 106

Campus Distribution

Campus Number of Students
University Park 310
Erie 6
Brandywine 3
York 2
Berks, Beaver, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, and Shenango 1

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