Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

201 Old Main
State College, PA 16802
(814) 865-4700
http://www.psu.edu/

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Public
  • Total student population: 45,185
  • Undergraduate population: 38,630
  • Student to faculty ratio: 17 to 1

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

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $24,596
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $35,120
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: unavailable
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: unavailable

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 73%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $3,373
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 13%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $2,858
  • Students receiving federal aid: 15%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $4,734
  • Students receiving state aid: 18%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 31%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 39,551
  • Percent admitted: 51%
  • Percent admitted (men): 49%
  • Percent admitted (women): 53%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 530, 630
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 560, 670
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 44,406
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 55%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 45%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 85%
  • Graduation rate (men): 82%
  • Graduation rate (women): 87%

Degrees Offered

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD

Subjects Offered