Overview

Student Population
2,719
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Location Reading, Pennsylvania
Online psu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad

Located in Reading, Pennsylvania, Penn State Berks is a small four year public college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,447 prospective students applied, and 2,097 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 694 enrolled in the school.  2,411 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 308 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $14,214 plus fees of $976. Penn State Berks is ranked 735 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
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SAT 1060/1260
ACT 21/26
GPA 3.02
Applications Accepted
85.7% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition
$14,214
In State Costs for Penn State Berks
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 Berks
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
55% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Penn State Berks students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Education 12%
Health Professions 11%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 10%
Communication 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214704 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Berks.