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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Altoona, PA. The 2019 average net price at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is $21,947. Acceptance rate is 90.88%. The school has a total enrollment of 3,244.


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Location: Altoona, PA
Student Body: 3,244
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: altoona.psu.edu
Acceptance Rate: 90.88%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 90.88%
  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
  • International Students: 7%
  • Application Fee: $65
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $14,214
Out of State/International Tuition: $23,466
In State Grad Tuition: $21,376
Out of State Grad Tuition: $28,168
Room and Board: $11,570
Books and Supplies: $1,840
Other Fees: $984
Net Price In-District/State: $21,947
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 1,141
  • Men / Women Ratio: 623 / 518
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 500 - 590
  • Median SAT Math Range: 500 - 590
  • Median ACT Range: 20 - 20
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: 7%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 83
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 18%
  • Engineering Technology: 15%
  • Health Professions: 14%
  • Computer Science: 10%
  • Protective Services: 8%

Academic Programs

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona offers 45 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Associate's Degree ProgramsPennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona offers 8 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Engineering Technology
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
Human Sciences
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Protective Services
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsPennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona offers 30 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
  • Agribusiness, Agricultural Business Operations Degree
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Electromechanical Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology Degree
English Literature
Health Professions
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Degree
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
History
Human Sciences
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Safety Studies Degree
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other Degree
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsPennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona offers 7 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
Engineering
Health Professions
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Degree
  • Substance Abuse, Addiction Counseling Degree
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 64%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 70%
  • 1st Year Retention: 82%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $51,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 3,244
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 74%
  • Non-resident, alien: 7%
  • Black Students: 6%
  • Hispanic Students: 6%
  • Asian Students: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%