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Pennsylvania State University – Penn State York

1031 Edgecomb Avenue, York, PA

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Pennsylvania State University - Penn State York provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in York, Pennsylvania and publically funded. Pennsylvania State University - Penn State York has a yearly student enrollment of about 1,500.

A list of some of the popular programs are:

  • Business Administration
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Commerce
  • Communications

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to Pennsylvania State University - Penn State York. Scores in a range of 19 - 22 on the ACT or 1270 - 1610 on the SAT are required to increase the chance of acceptance. This school accepts about 80 percent of students applying yearly. Of those students admitted, around 30 percent of students registered for enrollment. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

Tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State York vary for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs close to $14,000 per year and out-of-state tuition costing $21,000 annually. Students attending this school may qualify for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.

Students should visit the website to get a complete list of areas of study, programs, financial aid details, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Pennsylvania State University – Penn State York accepts. The details may include 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

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University – Penn State York is around 1,100 students. The student body is made up of 98% undergraduate students and 29% graduate students.

$14,900

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,900. 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, 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid78%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships70%$6,215
Receiving Student Loans58%$6,938
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Pennsylvania State University – Penn State York may offer services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Pennsylvania State University – Penn State York has an overall graduation rate which is close to 50%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years24%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Pennsylvania State University – Penn State York is a Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA). The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
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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 York 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

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.61%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
78%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
26

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,782