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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus - University Park, PA

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School data is from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS),2005. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral (and professional) degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral (and professional) degree.Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is a public school.

Contacting the School

201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802-1589
Main Phone: 8148654700
Web Site:www.psu.edu/

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 43,252 (full-time equivalent) students. 99.9% of students attend full-time, while0.1% attend part-time. Male students comprised 52.8% of the student body, while females made up 47.2%.

Minority enrollment includedAfrican-American (1685)%, Hispanic (2204)%, Asian (1454)%, and Native American (54)%.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 520.One quarter of students scored at least 620.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 560 or higher.One fourth of students scored 660 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Certificate, < 1 year
  • Certificate, 1-2 years
  • Associate's Degree
  • Certificate, 2-4 years
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Bachelor's
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctor's Degree
  • First-Professional Degree

Degree Programs

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Agribusiness

Agricultural ScienceArchitectureBusiness And ManagementCommunicationsComputer
    EducationEngineeringEngineering Technology And TechniciansEnglish Language And LiteratureEnvironmental ConservationHealth CareHistory And Social SciencesHome EconomicsHome Services VocationalLeisure Recreation And FitnessLife SciencesPerforming And Visual ArtsPhysical SciencesPrecision TradeProtective Services
      Psychology

      Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

      Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus belongs to the following athletic conferences:

      • Big Ten Conference (for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field).

      The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field

      Special Student Services

      Academic Services

      • Remedial assistance
      • AP credits
      • Credit for life experience
      • Weekend college
      • Distance learning options
      • Study abroad

      Financial Flexibility

      • ROTC
      • Student employment services
      • Career counseling
      • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.
      • On-campus day Care

      Cost of Attending

      In-State, Living On Campus:$ 25,208.00
      In-State, Living With Family:$ 14,012.00
      Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 36,076.00

      Admission Requirements

      The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

      Required:
      • High-school GPA is required.
      • Secondary school record is required.
      • Standardized test scores are required.
      • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
      Recommended (but not required):
      • Secondary school rank is recommended.
      • A college preparatory program is recommended.
      Neither Required Nor Recommended:
      • Recommendations are neither required nor recommended.
      • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is neither required nor recommended.

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