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Pennsylvania State University

Breakdown of “Scholastic Success” at Penn State/PSU

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By Gender
MalesB
FemalesB
By Major
AccountingC
Aerospace EngineeringA-
Agriculture/HorticultureB-
Animal StudiesD+
ArchitectureA
Athletics/TrainingC
BiologyC+
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringB
ChemistryB-
Civil EngineeringB
CommunicationsB
Computer EngineeringB-
Computer ScienceB-
CriminalA
EconomicsA-
EducationB
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentB+
EnglishB-
FinanceA
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC+
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
JournalismA-
KinesiologyA+
MathC+
Mechanical EngineeringA-
MeteorologyA-
Music - PerformanceA+
Natural ResourcesB+
NursingC-
NutritionA
OtherB
PhilosophyC-
PhysicsF
Political ScienceB
PreMed and MedicalC
PsychologyB
Public HealthB-
School of InformationB
UndecidedD+
Video/MediaB-

Against similar schools

Scholastic Success compared with similar schools in class.

Pennsylvania State University
 B
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Cornell University
 B+
Princeton University
 B+
Yale University
 A-
Brown University
 A-
Stanford University
 A-
Columbia University in the City of New York
 B
F
A+

Scholastic Success

... I graduated with distinction and got excellent grades and did 2 internships and was having no luck finding a job in my field in this tight job ma...Read full comment
... Some departments are easier than others; classes can be easy or hard depending on the professor, so it often feels like luck of the draw when ...Read full comment
... If you have a passion for learning, like to work hard, want to feel that you have earned your grades, and view academic success as a priority be ...Read full comment
... This school seriously teaches you how to be independent and an individual; you build character by going to this school-you learn how to make good...Read full comment
... I felt I did nothing and pulled off great grades with little effort ...Read full comment
... What I love about Schreyer is that all of the kids like to have a good time, but they're serious about their grades at the same time ...Read full comment
... The classes are hard but it is possible to manage a very vibrant social life and maintain good grades and be involved on campus ...Read full comment
... Most grades are based upon 3 test scores and if you screw up, it's too bad ...Read full comment
... I felt I did nothing and pulled off great grades with little effort ...Read full comment
... For example, my Biology teacher constantly had to change the grades on the weekly quizzes because the answers did not pertain to the newer editio...Read full comment
... Every instructor I've had in astronomy has been very concerned with a student's development, not just with test grades ...Read full comment
... Grades are pretty competitive, and most students value working the system to get a good grade above actually learning the material ...Read full comment
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