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Pennsylvania State University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

Penn State/PSU Address

General info:(814) 865-4700
Financial aid office:(814) 865-6301
Admissions office:(814) 865-5471University Homepage

Tuition + Penn State/PSU Housing (2013-2014)

Undergrad Application Fee: $50
Grad Application Fee:$65

Tuition Prepaid:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:13,631
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 41,535
# of Grad students: 7,326
# of Part time: 44
Total Students: 48,861




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

75% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $3,666

14% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $3,533

32% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $6,301

49% receive student loans and the average amount is $8,767Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Public 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

Law Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

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

Applicants Admitted

52% men vs 56% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:24,107
Women Applicants:23,445
Men Admitted:12,576
Women Admitted:13,196

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus


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