Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (referred to as Penn State) is a Public, 4 years school located in University Park, PA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is $18,450 for Pennsylvania residents and $35,514 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 46,810 and student to faculty ratio is 7.14% (14 to 1).

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Who Accredits Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Overview

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (referred to as Penn State) is a Public, 4 years school located in University Park, PA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is $18,450 for Pennsylvania residents and $35,514 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 46,810 and student to faculty ratio is 7.14% (14 to 1).

Penn State 2020 Key Statistics
Tuition & Fees$35,514
$18,450 for Pennsylvania Residents
Acceptance Rate76%
Student Population46,810
Graduation Rate71%
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1

The undergraduate tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is $18,450 for Pennsylvania residents and $35,514 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is $22,994 for Pennsylvania residents and $38,728 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offers the alternative tuition plans. 64% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $6,928 (exclude student loans).

Penn State 2020 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
Pennsylvania Residents$18,450
Out-of-State$35,514
Graduate
Pennsylvania Residents$22,994
Out-of-State$38,728
Average Financial Amount$6,928

The acceptance rate at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is 76% and the admission yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 22%.
The average SAT score is 1,190 and the average ACT score is 27. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus accepts dual credit, credit for life experiences, advanced placement(AP) credits.

Penn State 2020 Admission Statistics
Acceptance Rate76%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22%
SAT Scores1,190
ACT Scores27

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offers ROTC, study abroad, weekend/evening college, teacher certification program. On Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.

Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Penn State
Distance Learning (Online Classes)
  • Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Penn State Key Statistics

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76%

Acceptance Rate

46,810

Total Number of Students

$35,514

Tuition & Fees

2,994

Total Full-time Faculties

14 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

71%

Graduation Rate

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