College mentioned in Philly Inquirer, AP articles about SAT optional schools

Gettysburg College was mentioned in a July 26 Philadelphia Inquirer article about Bryn Mawr College dropping their SAT requirement for admission.

The article was also picked up by the Associated Press on July 28.

From the Inquirer:

St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia went test-optional last fall. Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Dickinson College in Carlisle, Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Ursinus College in Collegeville, Gettysburg College, and Albright College in Reading also are among test-optional schools in the region.

Muhlenberg College in Allentown and the College of New Jersey in Ewing require scores for some programs, according to Fair Test.

Nationally, more than 800 colleges - about 30 percent of schools that grant bachelor's degrees - give students the option of submitting SAT and ACT scores, Schaeffer said. Among them are several other women's colleges, including Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Wesleyan (Ga.).


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