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Penn State Main Campus


Overview

Student Population
47,119
Best Colleges National Rank
#116
 Location University Park, Pennsylvania
 Online psu.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in University Park, Pennsylvania, Penn State Main Campus is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 56,114 prospective students applied, and 28,233 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 7,863 enrolled in the school.  45,336 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,783 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $17,416 plus fees of $1,020. Penn State is ranked 116 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1230/1400
ACT25/30
GPA3.59
Applications Accepted
50.3%
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition
$17,416
In State Costs for Penn State Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,840
Other Fees$1,020
Room and Board $11,280
Budget for Other Expenses$4,788
Total One Year Cost$36,344
Out of State Tuition
$32,644
Out of State Costs for Penn State Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,840
Other Fees$1,020
Room and Board $11,280
Budget for Other Expenses$4,788
Total One Year Cost$51,572

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$55,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
87% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Penn State Main Campus students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 16%
Engineering 12%
Communication 9%
Computer and Information Sciences 7%
Social Sciences 7%