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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona - Altoona, 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-Penn State Altoona

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree.Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is a public school.

Contacting the School

3000 Ivyside Pk
Altoona, PA 16601-3777
Main Phone: 8149495000
Web Site:www.aa.psu.edu/

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 4,034 (full-time equivalent) students. 99.5% of students attend full-time, while0.5% attend part-time. Male students comprised 51.4% of the student body, while females made up 48.6%.

Minority enrollment includedAfrican-American (272)%, Hispanic (83)%, Asian (101)%, and Native American (4)%.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 450.One quarter of students scored at least 540.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 450 or higher.One fourth of students scored 560 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree

Degree Programs

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Business And Management

Computer
    EngineeringEngineering Technology And TechniciansEnglish Language And Literature
      Health CareHome Economics
        Protective Services

          Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

          Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona belongs to the following athletic conferences:

          • (for basketball, baseball, and track & field).

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

          Special Student Services

          Academic Services

          • Remedial assistance
          • AP credits
          • Distance learning options
          • Study abroad

          Financial Flexibility

          • ROTC
          • Student employment services
          • Career counseling
          • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

          Cost of Attending

          In-State, Living On Campus:$ 23,828.00
          In-State, Living With Family:$ 15,854.00
          Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 29,610.00

          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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