Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

3000 Ivyside Pk
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 949-5000
http://www.aa.psu.edu/

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Public
  • Total student population: 4,182
  • Undergraduate population: 4,147
  • Student to faculty ratio: 17 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $22,930
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $28,450
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $24,352
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $29,872

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 79%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $3,276
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 24%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $2,797
  • Students receiving federal aid: 25%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $3,980
  • Students receiving state aid: 35%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 21%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 5,930
  • Percent admitted: 70%
  • Percent admitted (men): 67%
  • Percent admitted (women): 72%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 450, 550
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 460, 570
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 4,013
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 50%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 50%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 64%
  • Graduation rate (men): 61%
  • Graduation rate (women): 68%

Degrees Offered

  • Associates
  • Bachelors