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University Park, Pennsylvania

Penn State Main Campus

Overview

Student Population
47,119
National Rank
#116
Penn State Main Campus overview
Location University Park, Pennsylvania
Online psu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Penn State Main Campus overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation 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 
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SAT 1230/1400
ACT 25/30
GPA 3.59
Applications Accepted
50.3% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214777 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Main Campus.