Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Lehigh Valley is a public institution located in Center Valley, PA and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. The school enrolls 920 students yearly, allowing for smaller more engaging class sizes.
Students may pick from several areas of study, including:
- Elementary Education
- Business Administration
- Liberal Arts
The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. The majority of students accepted to this school achieve an SAT score in a range of 1270 - 1660, or an ACT composite score within the range of 19 - 25. Roughly 90 percent of all students that applied were accepted at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Lehigh Valley, with 36 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information on admissions can be found here.
The tuition at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Lehigh Valley varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay nearly $14,000 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $21,000 annually. Some students at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Lehigh Valley may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.
Students should take a look at the school's http://www.an.psu.edu/ to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Lehigh Valley accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Lehigh Valley is about 890. The student body is made up of 97% undergraduate students and 23% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,800. 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-$24,250
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $540-$640 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $840-$1,000 per credit unit
- May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||73%||$6,641|
|Receiving Student Loans||61%||$6,229|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Lehigh Valley may offer services to students like:
- Distance learning
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Lehigh Valley has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 55%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||33%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||14%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Lehigh Valley 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 – Penn State Lehigh Valley 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
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
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