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Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

college type Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

number of undergraduates 72,229 Undergraduates

athletics NCAA Division 1

sat act scores requirement SAT/ACT considered but not required

Penn State is a large, public institution located in University Park, PA in a city setting. Founded in 1897, Penn State offers undergraduate degrees in 137 majors.

Pennsylvania State University

Tuition & cost

In-state

$18,898

Undergraduate tuition

Additional expenses
On campus, room & board $12,744
Off campus, room & board $12,744
Books & supplies $1,840
On campus, other expenses $4,788
Off campus, other expenses $4,788
Average financial aid package $13,000

Cost of attendance*

$38,270

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Out-of-state

$36,476

Undergraduate tuition

Additional expenses
On campus, room & board $12,744
Off campus, room & board $12,744
Books & supplies $1,840
On campus, other expenses $4,788
Off campus, other expenses $4,788
Average financial aid package $13,000

Cost of attendance*

$55,848

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*Cost of attendance is the average of annual expenses including tuition, books, room, board, and other living estimated living expenses.

Admissions

Will I get into Penn State? Here's what we know about who has! SAT/ACT scores are considered but not required to apply. Check their website for college application deadline info.

Acceptance rate

92%


SAT score range

1140 - 1360


ACT score range

25 - 31


Average high school GPA

3.68


Application fee

$65

June
30
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FAFSA® deadline
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01
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Academics

The degree program or major you pursue is major! Penn State is known for its top major, Finance, General. Their student-faculty ratio is 15:1.

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Graduation rate
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Retention rate

Popular degree programs

Engineering

15.28%


Business/Marketing

15.17%


Computer and Information Sciences

11.75%


Communication/Journalism

7.59%


Social Sciences

7.32%


Popular majors

Finance, General

4.36%


Information Science/Studies

4.35%


Psychology, General

4.15%


Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

3.28%


Mechanical Engineering

3.02%

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