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Stoodnt Assessment

Penn State has a mission of teaching, research, and service. Many students start their degree programs at one of nineteen Penn State undergraduate campuses across teh state and complete their requirements at University Park, so there will be lots of commuting within Pennsylvania. The university also holds a unique responsibility for outreach and engages in collaborative activities with industrial, educational, and agricultural partners around the world. Penn State undergraduates have a chance to work with world-class faculty conducting research that advances and serves the nation in extremely important ways. Internationally recognized work is done in many diverse fields. With fundamental science as a foundation, translating innovative ideas and technologies into practices that accelerate economic development and improve the quaility of life is a priority.

SAT/ACTRequired
%of students whose need was fully met6
College rating
Global Brand US Brand Corporate Reputation Engineering Program Liberal Arts Program Business Programs Graduate Programs
4 5 4 5 3 3 5
Student Information
Total Men Women
Applications 47,552 24,107 23,445
Admitted 25,772 12,576 13,196
Enrolled 7,605 3,918 3,687
Student Diversity
Category Men Women
African American 856 1,072
Asian 1,360 1,046
White 17,208 14,680
Hispanic 1,197 1,198
International(Men & Women)% 13 -
Academic stats (SAT)
SAT Section Score Range
Critical Reading 530 - 630
Math 560 - 670
Writing 540 - 640
Total Score 1630 - 1940
Expenses
Fee In-State Out of State
Tuition $40,950.00 $53,524.00
Financial Aid
Aid/Loan No of students receiving aids Percent of students receiving aids Total amount of receiving aids Average amount of receiving aids
Fedral/State/Local Aid 27,305 70% $169,786,917.00 $6,218.00
Pell Grant Aid 6,931 18% $27,067,500.00 $3,905.00
Fedral Student Loan 20,458 52% $141,408,198.00 $6,912.00
Key Programs Offered in Under Graduate
  • Agriculture
    • General Agriculture
    • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
    • General Agricultural Mechanization
    • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
    • Turf and Turfgrass Management
    • General Animal Sciences
    • Food Science
    • Horticultural Science
    • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
  • Architecture, Planning and Environment
    • General Natural Resources/Conservation
    • Environmental Studies
    • Forest Sciences and Biology
    • Forest Technology/Technician
    • Other Natural Resources and Conservation
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Architecture
    • General Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
    • Asian Studies/Civilization
    • East Asian Studies
    • Latin American Studies
    • African-American/Black Studies
    • Women's Studies
    • Adult and Continuing Education Administration
    • Other Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
    • General Special Education and Teaching
    • Elementary Education and Teaching
    • Secondary Education and Teaching
    • Agricultural Teacher Education
    • Art Teacher Education
    • Foreign Language Teacher Education
    • Music Teacher Education
    • Comparative Literature
    • Chinese Language and Literature
    • Japanese Language and Literature
    • Russian Language and Literature
    • German Language and Literature
    • French Language and Literature
    • Italian Language and Literature
    • Spanish Language and Literature
    • General Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Human Nutrition
    • General Human Development and Family Studies
    • General English Language and Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Religion/Religious Studies
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
    • General Psychology
    • General Visual and Performing Arts
    • Graphic Design
    • Other Design and Applied Arts
    • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
    • Acting
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
    • General Art/Art Studies
    • Criticism and Conservation Art History
    • General Music
    • General Music Performance
    • General History
  • Media and Communication
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
    • Journalism
    • Advertising
    • Other Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Engineering and Technology
    • General Computer and Information Sciences
    • Information Science/Studies
    • Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Aerospace
    • Agricultural Engineering
    • Architectural Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • General Civil Engineering
    • General Computer Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Engineering Science
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mining and Mineral Engineering
    • Nuclear Engineering
    • Petroleum Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Other Engineering
  • Math and Sciences
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
    • General Biology/Biological Sciences
    • Biochemistry
    • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
    • Toxicology
    • Other Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    • General Mathematics
    • General Statistics
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
    • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
    • Technology and Society Science
    • Astronomy
    • General Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
    • General Chemistry
    • General Geology/Earth Science
    • Other Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences
    • General Physics
    • Materials Science
    • Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
    • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
    • Forensic Science and Technology
    • Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  • Medical and Health Services
    • General Communication Sciences and Disorders
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
    • Athletic Training/Trainer
    • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
    • Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
    • Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Business
    • General Business/Commerce
    • Accounting
    • Business/Managerial Economics
    • General Finance
    • Other Hospitality Administration/Management
    • Labor and Industrial Relations
    • Organizational Behavior Studies
    • General Management Information Systems
    • Actuarial Science
    • Other Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
    • General Marketing/Marketing Management
    • Other Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Key Programs Offered in Graduate (Masters)
  • Agriculture
    • Turf and Turfgrass Management
    • General Animal Sciences
    • Food Science
    • Agronomy and Crop Science
    • Horticultural Science
    • General Soil Science and Agronomy
  • Architecture, Planning and Environment
    • Natural Resource Economics
    • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
    • Other Natural Resources and Conservation
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Architecture
    • General Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • General Educational Leadership and Administration
    • Adult and Continuing Education Administration
    • Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
    • Educational/Instructional Technology
    • Educational Evaluation and Research
    • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
    • General Special Education and Teaching
    • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
    • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
    • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
    • Agricultural Teacher Education
    • Art Teacher Education
    • Foreign Language Teacher Education
    • Music Teacher Education
    • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
    • Comparative Literature
    • Russian Language and Literature
    • German Language and Literature
    • French Language and Literature
    • Spanish Language and Literature
    • Human Nutrition
    • General Human Development and Family Studies
    • General English Language and Literature
    • Philosophy
    • General Psychology
    • School Psychology
    • Educational Psychology
    • General Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
    • General Art/Art Studies
    • Criticism and Conservation Art History
    • and Theory Music History, Literature
    • General Music Performance
    • Music Theory and Composition
    • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
    • Conducting
    • Keyboard Instruments
    • Voice and Opera
    • General History
  • Media and Communication
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
    • Other Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Information Science/Studies
    • Computer Science
    • Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Aerospace
    • Agricultural Engineering
    • Architectural Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • General Civil Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Engineering Mechanics
    • Engineering Science
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
    • Materials Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Nuclear Engineering
    • Petroleum Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
  • Legal Studies
    • Programs for Foreign Lawyers
  • Math and Sciences
    • General Biology/Biological Sciences
    • General Biomedical Sciences
    • Biochemistry
    • Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
    • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
    • Immunology
    • Entomology
    • Animal Physiology
    • General Genetics
    • Pathology/Experimental Pathology
    • Biotechnology
    • Ecology
    • Other Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    • General Mathematics
    • General Statistics
    • International/Global Studies
    • Astronomy
    • General Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
    • General Chemistry
    • General Geology/Earth Science
    • General Physics
    • Acoustics
    • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
    • Forensic Science and Technology
    • Community Organization and Advocacy
    • Youth Services/Administration
  • Medical and Health Services
    • General Communication Sciences and Disorders
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
    • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
    • General Public Health
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
    • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
  • Business
    • General Business Administration and Management
    • Accounting
    • Other Hospitality Administration/Management
    • Labor and Industrial Relations
    • Other Human Resources Management and Services
    • Other Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
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