50-50 Profile: Pennsylvania State University Main Campus

Pennsylvania State University campus

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus -Public

University Park, Pennsylvania
46,810 (40,363 undergraduates)
Does College Size Matter?

GET ALL 50-50 COLLEGES PDF

College Navigator
2018-19 Accepted: 56%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 67%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 83%
Why YOU Should Care About College Graduation Rates

What you need to know on how to pay for college at Pennsylvania State University

COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID INDICATORS

Scholarships
Total Expenses In-State: $36,652
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $53,056
Average Net Price 17-18: $26,151
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 13%
Net Price Calculator
5 Rules About Paying for College That Most Parents Don’t Know

75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT EBRW: 660
SAT Math: 700
ACT: 30
The Truth About Scholarships

Common Data Set

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 24%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: not reported
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 64%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 22%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $5,444

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
Student to Faculty Ratios: Should they be part of your college rankings?

Athletics

NCAA D1, Big 10 Conference

Listing of Pennsylvania State University athletic teams

Reasons to consider Pennsylvania State University:

Schreyer Honors College
Summer Founders Program
Leaders Emerging Today
EMS Energy Institute
Water Quality Laboratory
Radiation Science and Engineering Center
Institute for CyberScience
Vehicle Simulation Research Center
The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication
Astrobiology Research Center
The Learning Factory
Center for Chemical Ecology
Center for the Information Society
The Sustainability Institute
McCourtney Institute for Democracy

Save

Schreyer Honors College,
Summer Founders Program,
Leaders Emerging Today,
EMS Energy Institute,
Water Quality Laboratory,
Radiation Science and Engineering Center,
Institute for CyberScience,
Vehicle Simulation Research Center,
The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication,
Astrobiology Research Center,
The Learning Factory,
Center for Chemical Ecology,
Center for the Information Society,
The Sustainability Institute,
McCourtney Institute for Democracy