Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

Middletown, PA, USA
3.44 Average Rating

Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg is a public institution and part of the Penn State system. Its campus is built over the retired Olmstead Air Force Base. Penn State Harrisburg is home to several research centers such as the Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies, Economic Development Research and Training Center, and the Institute of State and Regional Affairs. Most students choose to major in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, or psychology.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
51%
Out of State Students
17%
0
100
85%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1043
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,046
Total Number of Undergrads
4,200
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
43%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
67%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,404
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$15,190
Out-of-State Tuition
$23,692
0
100
63%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
62%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,483
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
61%
39%
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$55,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.44 Average Rating
Its a good school with nice people. Teachers are easy to contact. The area is somewhat secluded so a car is helpful.
Akwele from Middletown, PA
Penn State Harrisburg has teachers who really want you to learn. The classes are small and you can meet with your professor. This school is set up for you to succeed.
Antwan from Washington, DC