Overview

Student Population
5,077
National Rank
#474
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Location Middletown, Pennsylvania
Online psu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Middletown, Pennsylvania, Penn State Harrisburg is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,574 prospective students applied, and 4,668 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 962 enrolled in the school.  4,167 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 910 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $14,214 plus fees of $984. Penn State Harrisburg is ranked 474 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging 
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SAT 1110/1320
ACT 22/27
GPA 3.08
Applications Accepted
83.7% 
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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 Harrisburg
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,840
Other Fees$984
Room and Board $11,570
Budget for Other Expenses$4,788
Total One Year Cost$33,396
Out of State Tuition
$23,466
Out of State Costs for Penn State Harrisburg
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,840
Other Fees$984
Room and Board $11,570
Budget for Other Expenses$4,788
Total One Year Cost$42,648

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$55,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Penn State Harrisburg students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 34%
Engineering 23%
Psychology 7%
Communication 7%
English and Literature 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214713 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Harrisburg.