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 2017 Applicants

3,722 applications received
787 offers of admission


2014 Applicant Gender pie chart
Gender Number of Applicants
Male 1600
Female 2122


2014 Applicant Residency pie chart
Residency Percentage
Pennsylvania Resident 1973
Non-Pennsylvania Resident 1749

Fall 2017 Incoming Class

338 members of the incoming class
21% of the total applicant pool offered admission


2014 Incoming Class Gender pie chart
Gender Number of Students
Male 139
Female 199


2014 Incoming Class Residency pie chart
Residency Number of Students
Pennsylvania Resident 243
Non-Pennsylvania Resident 95

Campus Distribution

Campus Number of Students
University Park 324
Erie 5
Mont Alto 2
Berks, Beaver, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton and York 1

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