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Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Abington

1600 Woodland Road, Abington, PA

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PSU is a public institution located in Abington, PA and provides a large number of program options for students. Around three thousand students enroll at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Abington annually.

Students may select from many areas of study, including:

  • Commerce
  • Social Psychology
  • Corporate Communications
  • Criminal Justice
  • Liberal Arts
  • English

To be considered for admissions, you may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1210 - 1560 on the SAT and between 19 - 23 on the ACT is common among students accepted to PSU. Approximately 80 percent of all students that applied were accepted at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Abington, with 30 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of tuition is different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay close to $14,000, while out-of-state residents pay $21,000 annually. PSU may provide financial aid for students who are eligible in the form of grants and loans.

Athletic programs are available at PSU through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Available sports offered:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division III)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division III)
  • Golf (NAIA Division III)

Students can visit the PSU website to get a complete list of areas of study, student services, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Abington accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Abington is around 4,000 students. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 22% graduate students.

$12,400

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for those applying to a program. 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-$24,390
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $540-$640 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $850-$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 financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid81%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships65%$7,902
Receiving Student Loans59%$6,125
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Abington may offer services to students like:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Abington is around 48%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years25%
Graduating in 5 Years17%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Abington is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division III classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (365)
  • Basketball (365)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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 – Penn State Abington 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,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
82.39%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
81%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
18:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
12

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,771