54%

Acceptance Rate

$6,294

Avg.Financial Aid

003329

FAFSA Code

The Pennsylvania State University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    MSCHE

  • Website

    worldcampus.psu.edu/
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    14,458

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    No

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 UniversityIt 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.

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

N/A

Address

128 Outreach Building

Rankings

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.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    FALSE

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    54%

  • SAT Range

    990 - 1260

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    21 - 27

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $65

  • Accept Common App

    FALSE

The admission to Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $65. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for Pennsylvania State University-World Campus, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at All programs offered completely via Distance education. They can also call them at (814) 865-5403.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $25,548

  • Average Annual Cost

    $13,484

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $34,180

  • Other Fees

    $504

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for Rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $12,318

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $1,034

Total One Year Cost

$34,180

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

62%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

47%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Business/Commerce, General

    235 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    164 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    145 Graduates

  • Information Science/Studies

    111 Graduates

  • Human Resources Management and Serv...

    107 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    72 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    64 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    64 Graduates

  • Human Resources Management and Serv...

    107 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    72 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    64 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    64 Graduates

  • Economics

    48 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    46 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    46 Graduates

  • Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

    42 Graduates

  • Computer/Information Technology Adm...

    38 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    33 Graduates

  • Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

    31 Graduates

  • Plant Sciences

    29 Graduates

  • Data Processing

    24 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    18 Graduates

  • International Relations and Nationa...

    17 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Management and Po...

    15 Graduates

  • Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

    8 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    5 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    4 Graduates

  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

    4 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    4 Graduates

  • Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

    3 Graduates

  • Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

    3 Graduates

  • Agricultural Business and Managemen...

    2 Graduates

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences,...

    2 Graduates

  • Biological and Physical Sciences

    2 Graduates

  • Journalism

    2 Graduates

  • Marketing

    2 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    1 Graduates

  • Business, Management, Marketing, an...

    1 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    1 Graduates

  • Engineering, Other

    1 Graduates

  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

    1 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    1 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    1 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, General

    1 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

8,346

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time / Part-time

31% / 69%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

68%

Unknown

4%

Black

7%

Hispanic

11%

Two or more races

4%

Non Resident alien

2%

Asian

4%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

53%

Out Of State

39%

In State

8%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Security

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.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$40,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$50,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$17,500 - $34,963

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$182 - $363

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,294

Students Receiving Federal Grants

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,198

Students Receiving State Aid

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,210

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

19%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,206

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,904

$30K - $48K

$5,545

$48K - $75K

$4,552

$75K - $110K

$4,408

> $110K

$554

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.

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