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Penn State University Penn State University

OVERVIEW

Established in 1855, Penn State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized town of University Park (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Abington, Logan Township, Monaca, Spring Township, Media, DuBois, Erie, Uniontown, McKeesport, Middletown, Hazleton, Fogelsville, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill Haven, Sharon, Lehman, Dunmore, York, Carlisle, Malvern, Hershey, Williamsport. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Penn State University (PSU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Penn State University (PSU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 161 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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GENERAL INFO

University Name

Penn State University Penn State University

Acronym

PSU

Founded

1855

Motto

Making life better

Colours

Blue and white

Screenshot

 - home page

LOCATION

Address

201 Old Main
University Park
16802-1589 Pennsylvania
United States

Population range

10,000-49,999
Phone
+1 (814) 865 4700
Fax
+1

Other locations

Abington, Logan Township, Monaca, Spring Township, Media, DuBois, Erie, Uniontown, McKeesport, Middletown, Hazleton, Fogelsville, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill Haven, Sharon, Lehman, Dunmore, York, Carlisle, Malvern, Hershey, Williamsport

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Certificate / Diploma Associate degree Bachelor degree Master degree Doctoral degree
Certificate
Diplomas(under 2 years)
Associate
degrees(2 years)
Bachelor
degrees(3, 4 or 5 years)
Master
degrees(1, 2 or 3 years)
Doctorate
degrees(over 4 years)
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
 
Arts & HumanitiesApplied Arts
Classics
Design
Education
Fine Arts
History
Literature
Museum Studies
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Religion and Theology
Visual arts
OTHER Arts & Humanities Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Business & Social SciencesAccounting / Finance
Anthropology / Archaeology
Business / Commerce / Management
Communication and Media Studies
Development Studies
Economics
Geography
Law
Library and Information Science
Physical Education / Sport Science
Political and International Studies
Social Policy / Public Administration
Social Work
Sociology / Psychology
Tourism / Hospitality
OTHER Business & Social Science Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Language & CulturalAboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
African Studies
American & Caribbean Studies
Ancient and Modern Languages
Asian Studies
English Studies
European Studies
French Studies
Germanic Studies
Indian / South Asian Studies
Italian Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Portugese Studies
Russian / Eastern European Studies
Spanish Studies
OTHER Language & Cultural Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Medicine & HealthAnaesthesia
Anatomy
Biomedical Science
Dentistry
Dermatology
Medicine / Surgery
Natural / Alternative Medicine
Nursing
Obstetrics / Gynaecology
Optometry / Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics
Otorhinolaryngology
Pediatrics
Pathology
Podiatry
Psychiatry
Radiography
Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
OTHER Medical & Health Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
EngineeringAeronautical Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer and IT Engineering
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
General Engineering
Geological Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
OTHER Engineering Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Science & TechnologyAgriculture / Forestry / Botany
Aquaculture / Marine Science
Architecture
Aviation
Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
Chemistry
Computer / Information Technology
Energy / Environmental Studies
Food Science
Geology
Mathematics / Statistics
Multimedia
Neuroscience
Pharmacy / Pharmacology
Physics
Textiles and Fibre Science
Zoology / Veterinary Science
OTHER Science & Technology Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees

Important: please contact or visit this higher education institution official website for detailed information on Penn State University areas of studies and course levels offered; the above information may not be up-to-date or complete.

YEARLY TUITION RANGE

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students
12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)
International students
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

Important: the above yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact Penn State University for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above information may not be up-to-date or complete.

 

ADMISSIONS

Gender Admission

Men and Women Men and Women

International Students

Yes

Admission Selection

Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

40-50% 40-50%

Admission Office

201 Shields Building
University Park 16804-3000
Phone (814) 865 5471


Important: please contact the Penn State University's Admission Office for detailed information on student selection and admission policy; the above University information may not be complete or up-to-date.

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student Enrollment Range

over-45,000 over-45,000

Academic Staff Range

over-5,000 over-5,000

Control Type

Public Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban Urban

Religious Affiliation

None None

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Library

Penn State University Library Penn State University Library

Sport Facilities and Activities

Sport Facilities and Activities

Housing

Housing

Distance Learning / Online courses

Distance Learning / Online courses

Important: please contact or visit the official website for detailed information on Penn State University facilities and services, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above may not be complete or up-to-date.

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International); Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

College of Agricultural Sciences; College of Arts and Architecture; College of Communications; College of Earth and Mineral Sciences; College of Education; College of Engineering; College of Health and Human Development; College of the Liberal Arts; Eberly College of Science; Graduate School; School of Information Sciences and Technology; Smeal College of Business; College of Medicine; School of Law; School of Nursing; Schreyer Honors College; Graduate School; Dickinson School of Law; School of Graduate Professional Studies; Medical Center and College of Medicine; Pennsylvania College of Technology

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

The Pennsylvania State University; American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU); Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU); Association of American Universities (AAU); Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC); Associa

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