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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
$13,636
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)
$20,408

PSUPSA Address


Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona
3000 Ivyside Pk
Altoona, PA 16601-3777
General information:(814) 949 5000
Financial aid office:(814) 949 5000
Admissions office:(814) 949 5000
Fax Number:( )
University Homepage

Tuition + PSUPSA Housing

(2011-2012)

UGrad Application Fee: $50
Grad Application Fee: $65

Tuition Prepaid: Yes
Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:901
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

(2011-2012)
# of Undergrads: 4,381
# of Grad students: 34
# of Part time: 6
Total Students: 4,415
Male

52.8%
Female

47.2%
International:

1%
African-American:

6%
American Indian:

0%
Asian:

2%
Hispanic:

4%
Pacific Islander:

3%
Caucasian:

84%
Unknown:

2%

Financial Aid


The average federal financial aid award to full time first time students is 2,383

45% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,086

20% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $2,450

66% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,960
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Financial Aid Website
Public 4 year or above Institution
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Not available

Special Programs


Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements


Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits


HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %


77% men vs 78% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions


Number of Men Applicants: 2,942
Number of Women Applicants: 2,797
Number of Men Admitted: 2,253
Number of Women Admitted: 2,182

Student Services


Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Biological and Physical Sciences
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Biomedical Technology/Technician
• Business/Commerce General
• Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
• Electrical Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• English Language and Literature General
• History General
• Human Development and Family Studies General
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Mathematics General
• Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
• Psychology General
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling Award of less than 1 academic year
• Visual and Performing Arts General
• Visual and Performing Arts Other
• Environmental Studies

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