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About Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is a Public, 4 years college located in University Park, Pennsylvania.
It has a total enrollment of 46,810 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is 76.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Address201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802-1503
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is 76.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 22.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate76.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, for academic year 2019-2020 is $18,450 for Pennsylvania residents and $35,514 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $22,994 for Pennsylvania residents and $38,728 for out-of-students.
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$18,450$35,514
Graduate Tuition & Fees$22,994$38,728

Student Population

At Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, total 46,810 are attending classes. Among them, 89 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Penn State has 40,363 students and the graduate school has 6,447 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students46,810
Undergraduate Students40,363
Graduate Students6,447
Online Enrollment89

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs414 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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