Penn State Harrisburg

Middletown, Pennsylvania


Student Population
Penn State Harrisburg overview
Location Middletown, Pennsylvania
Online psu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Penn State Harrisburg overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 4,588 prospective students applied, and 4,026 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 987 enrolled in the school.  4,146 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 787 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $14,214 plus fees of $984. Penn State Harrisburg is ranked 521 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1050/1290
ACT 23/27
GPA 3.08
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition
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 Resident Tuition
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

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

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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%

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Geneseo, New York

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Syracuse, New York

West Liberty University

West Liberty, West Virginia


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