About The Pennsylvania State University
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Pennsylvania State University is a public research university providing education for the state and global students through its various educational programs which are being offered both on campus and online.
It is popularly known as Penn State University. It consists of more than 47,199 students with over 17,000 faculties and staff across 24 campuses present in various locations of Pennsylvania. It was given land by the state itself to provide education and is the only university which got the land from the state.Located in All programs offered completely via Distance education, Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is a public university. Pennsylvania State University-World Campus covers an area of 7,343 acres. The Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is part of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education group. The foundation of Pennsylvania State University-World Campus was laid down in the year 1855. The motto of the Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is Making Life Better and its official colors are nittany navy and white out. Across all the courses offered at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus, the enrolment stands at 96,408, • 46,723 (University Park). The school has a total of 8,864 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. The college has produced several achievers in its 165 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Patricia A. Woertz (Certified Public Accountant, Businessperson), Guion Bluford (Pilot, Astronaut), Chip Kidd (Editor, Musician), and Jonathan Frakes (Television director, Television producer). Sports is an intergral part of any campus, and in this case, the university’s teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I – Big Ten, and MAISA. A total of 528 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by PSUWC. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs). Pennsylvania State University-World Campus has around $4 billion (2019), •, $2 billion (University Park) in endowment.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Pennsylvania State University-World Campus has been ranked at the 117th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Before applying to PSUWC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $30,934. The average annual tuition cost ($13,988), books and supplies ($1,840), and budget for other expenses ($3,222) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
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Since the campus life of the students assumes an imperative part of their development and advancement, students at PSUWC invest a lot of their time learning from the faculty members. Additionally, the students have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into a change-maker.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The financial aid department of Pennsylvania State University-World Campus helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive.