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Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Erie – Behrend College

4701 College Drive, Erie, PA

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Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Erie - Behrend College, a public institution, offers a large number of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Erie, Pennsylvania, the school offers a rural setting for students to study in. Approximately 4,400 students enroll at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Erie - Behrend College annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Erie - Behrend College offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Engineering Technology
  • Psychology
  • Engineering

Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. The most common scores among applicants accepted to Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Erie - Behrend College are between 20 - 26 on the ACT, or 1390 - 1700 for the SAT exam. Roughly 80 percent of all students that applied were admitted at this school, with 38 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay nearly $15,000 and out-of-state residents pay $22,000 annually. On-campus housing is available for students and costs approximately $5,200 each year. Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Erie - Behrend College may provide financial aid for students that are eligible as grants and loans.

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Erie - Behrend College has several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:

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

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Erie – Behrend College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any 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 Erie – Behrend College is around 4,300 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 27% enrolling as graduate students and 96% as undergraduate students.

$22,200

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $22,200. 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 range estimates:
    • In-State: $14,000-$16,000
    • Out-of-State: $21,000-$25,670
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $570-$680 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $890-$1,100 per credit unit
  • May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid76%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships56%$6,854
Receiving Student Loans64%$8,721
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Erie – Behrend College may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Erie – Behrend College is approximately 70%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years44%
Graduating in 5 Years20%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Erie – Behrend College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference)
  • Basketball (Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
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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 Erie – Behrend College 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

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
87.08%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
76%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
32

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,683