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.
It is the largest public university in the state and is known for offering one of the best undergraduate Teaching Programs.
Penn State acceptance rate is 58% whereas its graduation rate is 25%, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
The student-faculty ratio is 13:1.
Online Education at Penn State University
It is providing online education to the students annually through its online platform which is called as 'PennState World Campus'. It is providing more than 150 degrees and certificates online through this world campus site.
The university has a large campus and updated infrastructure which is helping the students in all-round development.
The faculty is experienced and supportive to all their students.
Some of the ranking and reviews are given below. The ranking is according to the U.S.News report.
The university ranks 59th in 'National Universities'.
It ranks 52nd in 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'.
It ranks 131st in 'Best Value Schools'.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
As the cost may vary depending upon the type of program the candidate enrolls themselves in. This section gives you an overview information of the average cost of attendance that the student has to bear for one academic year.
The average net price of the university is $21,678 and the average annual tuition fees come around $13,484.
The total one year cost to attend the university is $30,934.
To know the whole breakdown of the one year cost visit the official website or see our program and tuition page.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
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Students Receiving Federal Grants
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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The university is offering various kinds of financial aid for the students to help them financially while pursuing their degrees. Penn State University Federal school code is 003329. It is offering grants, scholarships and loans to its students. Some of them are mentioned below.
The Federal-Aid provided includes Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant and others.
Pennsylvania State Aid includes the PHEAA Grant.
The Institutional Aid covered by the university includes Penn State Academic Grant, Steve A. Garban Grant, World Campus Student Fund, The Bunton-Waller Scholarship, Renaissance Scholarship, and many others.
Military Aid includes Tuition Assistance, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance 'Top-Up' and, and Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits.