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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

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Rating

Public

Type

49,935

Students

$34,480

Tuition

76%

Acceptance

#63

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

University Park, PA

201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802-1503

Rankings

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Cost

$35,514/Year
Above Average

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

$35,514

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$54,026/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$47,255/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

76%Acceptance
Less Selective

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

76%

National

69%
Sat

1070 - 1310

77% of students submit

Admissions Yield

22%

ACT

23 - 29

13% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$65

Students

42,805Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

15,231

Part-Time

194
Male

54%

In-state

83%

Female

46%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

12%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
5% Information Science/Studies4% Accounting4% Economics, General87% Others

5% Information Science/Studies

4% Accounting

4% Economics, General

87% Others

Information Science/Studies

5%

616 Graduates

Accounting

4%

528 Graduates

Economics, General

4%

496 Graduates

Finance, General

4%

473 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

415 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

3%

412 Graduates

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

2%

298 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other

2%

296 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors15:115:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

15

Number of Library Books

3,333,023

Academic Spend per Student

$22,330

Full-time Retention Rate

93%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$40,100/Year

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

$40,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$40,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$50,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

60%