Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

Middletown, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address777 West Harrisburg Pike
School Websiteharrisburg.psu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is a small public, 4-year college based in Middletown, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 4,588 students applied to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg. Of those students, 4,026 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg has a 63% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg acceptance rate is 88%. To put this into perspective, 4,026 of the 4,588 students who applied to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,290. 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 Harrisburg was between 23 and 27 in the last academic year.

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

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg, 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, the total in-state one-year cost is $33,396.

Out-of-state residents 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. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg to $42,648 for out-of-state students.

Students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg was $5,265 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 27%.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Undergraduate Population

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 Harrisburg.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg has a good gender split, with 39% of undergraduates being female and 61% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 55% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 16% of students come from out-of-state and 29% 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 Harrisburg is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 16% students enroll at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg part-time; the other 4,146 students enrolled full-time.

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