Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

Reading, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Overview

Student population

AddressTulpehocken Road
Reading, PA
School Websiteberks.psu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks is a small public, 4-year college based in Reading, Pennsylvania that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,817 students applied to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks. Of those students, 1,585 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks was $14,214, in addition to fees of $984. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks has a 60% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks acceptance rate is 87%. To put this into perspective, 1,585 of the 1,817 students who applied to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks had an SAT score between the range of 1,000 and 1,200. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks was between 21 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks as part of their application.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Cost

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks, the tuition for in-state residents is $14,214. Combined with fees of $984, room and board costs of $11,570, other expenses of $4,788 and the $1,840 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $24,450 in tuition.

Students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks was $4,811 last year, with 30% of students being awarded federal aid.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks has a good gender split, with 40% of undergraduates being female and 60% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 85% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 10% of students come from out-of-state and 5% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
ENGINEERING
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
EDUCATION
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

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