Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine provides a variety of program options for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Media, PA and publically funded. Approximately 1,600 students are enrolled annually at Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine.
Areas of study offered at Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine include:
- Business Administration
- Human Development and Family Studies
- United States Studies
- Elementary Education
The admissions process will include the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to apply to Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine. Scores between 18 to 21 on the ACT or 1270 to 1600 on the SAT are needed to greatly increase your chances for acceptance. Approximately 80% of all students that applied were admitted at this school, with 36% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
The cost of tuition varies for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay close to $14,000, while out-of-state residents pay $21,000 per year. Some students at Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically offered in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
Students should visit the school's http://www.brandywine.psu.edu/ to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the applicants Pennsylvania State University – Brandywine accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Pennsylvania State University – Brandywine is about 1,500. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 26% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $13,000-$16,000
- Out-of-State: $20,000-$24,250
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $540-$640 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $840-$1,000 per credit unit
- May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||66%||$6,908|
|Receiving Student Loans||70%||$6,166|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Pennsylvania State University – Brandywine may provide services including:
- Distance learning
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
The overall graduation rate of Pennsylvania State University – Brandywine is approximately 44%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||17%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||21%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||5%|
Pennsylvania State University – Brandywine is a Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA). The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Pennsylvania State University – Brandywine by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
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