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Penn State Altoona


Overview

Student Population
3,482
 Location Altoona, Pennsylvania
 Online psu.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad

Located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Penn State Altoona is a mid-size four year public college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,430 prospective students applied, and 5,009 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,274 enrolled in the school.  3,374 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 108 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $14,214 plus fees of $976. Penn State Altoona is ranked 679 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1080/1250
ACT21/26
GPA3.04
Applications Accepted
92.2%
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition
$14,214
In State Costs for Penn State Altoona
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,840
Other Fees$976
Room and Board $11,280
Budget for Other Expenses$4,788
Total One Year Cost$33,098
Out of State Tuition
$22,716
Out of State Costs for Penn State Altoona
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,840
Other Fees$976
Room and Board $11,280
Budget for Other Expenses$4,788
Total One Year Cost$41,600

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$55,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
65% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Penn State Altoona students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 19%
Business 17%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 13%
Engineering 7%
Education 6%