Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

Reading, PA, USA
3.70 Average Rating

Penn State Berks is a commonwealth campus of the state land-grant university Pennsylvania State University. The 258-acre campus is home to the Perkins Student Center, the Janssen Conference Center, the Herb Society’s garden and numerous residence halls, including The Woods Houses. Penn State Berks is also partnering with the Cohen-Hammel Fellows Program, a comprehensive new scholarship program for undergraduate students to receive a scholarship of $7,000 for all four years of enrollment.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
88%
Out of State Students
7%
0
100
87%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 978
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 31, 2020 May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 1, 2019
Other January 31, 2020 May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
2,578
Total Number of Undergrads
2,578
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
38%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
57%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,242
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$15,198
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,450
0
100
60%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
60%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,673
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
60%
40%
Student Organizations
41
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Reading
Philadelphia
Lancaster
Allentown
Harrisburg
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$50,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.70 Average Rating
I love Penn State Berks. It has the family feel where everyone knows each other, which make sit easy when asking help from your professors. It also makes it easy to make friends and get a good college education.
Mickalena from Carbondale, PA
This school is very friendly and helpful with my learning. It is very good in helping with my major. The teachers are all very approachable and helpful in my learning.
Kaley from Blandon, PA