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Graduation Statistics


graduate within six years
  • 68% within eight years
  • 38% within four years

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406 Graduates
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona offers bachelors degrees.
Associate's Bachelor's

Faculty Overview

482 Faculty
Full Time
  • 304 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 1 Public Service
Part Time
  • 177 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Distance Learning

Can't make it to the campus? This college has remote classroom options.

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

Teacher Certification Offered

This college offers teacher certification.

ROTC - Army

Get leadership training and money for tuition.

ROTC - Air Force

Develop valuable leadership skills and earn scholarships that cover tuition, books and extra expenses.

Reviews Academic Rigor
  • Kristen from Altoona, PA
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  • Its all about your professors!! So when you schedule your first classes, make sure you go to www.ratemyprofessors.com and look the professor up! Trust me, you'll thank me in the…

  • Aug-23-2009 Read More

Programs & Majors

Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

Biological and Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelor
Biology/Biological Sciences, General - 10
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Associate Bachelor
Business/Commerce, General 21 56
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Associate Bachelor
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric - 27
Education Associate Bachelor
Elementary Education and Teaching - 44
Engineering Associate Bachelor
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering - 13
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelor
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 1 -
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 1 -
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 8 -
English Language and Literature/Letters Associate Bachelor
English Language and Literature, General - 21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelor
Human Development and Family Studies, General 3 18
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelor
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) 43 19
History Associate Bachelor
History, General - 14
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Associate Bachelor
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 6 11
Mathematics and Statistics Associate Bachelor
Mathematics, General - 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelor
Biological and Physical Sciences - 2
Natural Resources and Conservation Associate Bachelor
Environmental Studies - 7
Psychology Associate Bachelor
Psychology, General - 28
Security and Protective Services Associate Bachelor
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 5 40
Visual and Performing Arts Associate Bachelor
Visual and Performing Arts, General - 4
Visual and Performing Arts, Other - 2