Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Shenango is a public institution located in Sharon, Pennsylvania and provides a large number of program options for students. The school's small size in terms of enrollment, about 710 students, offers students a more hands on education due to the size of the class and ease of access to professors.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Shenango offers:
- Human Development and Family Studies
- Business Administration
- Physical Therapist Assistant
To be considered for admissions, you may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. The majority of students accepted to this school earn an SAT score in a range of 1130 - 1430, or an ACT score between 16 - 22. Roughly 70 percent of all applicant were admitted at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Shenango, with 58 percent of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at admissions.psu.edu.
Tuition & fees at this school vary for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs close to $14,000 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $21,000 annually. Students enrolled at this school may be eligible for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.
Students should visit the school's http://www.shenango.psu.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Shenango accepts. The details may include 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
The total student enrollment at Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Shenango is about 510, where graduate students make up roughly 11% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,000. 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
- Tuition estimates per year:
- In-State Tuition: $12,000-$15,000
- Nonresident Student Tuition: $19,000-$22,840
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $500-$600 per unit
- Out-of-State: $790-$950 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||95%||$8,442|
|Receiving Student Loans||77%||$6,817|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Shenango may offer services to students like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
The overall graduation rate of Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Shenango is around 31%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||8%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- * Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2014)
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 Shenango 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
Computer and Information Sciences
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Security and Protective Services
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