Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York

York, PA, USA
3.50 Average Rating

Perched atop a hillside, Penn State York is a commonwealth campus of Penn State University located in southern Pennsylvania. Penn State York offers 11 bachelor’s degrees and five associate degree programs available entirely on campus as well as the opportunity to begin classes in over 275 other Penn State majors before transferring. To provide support for its LGBTQ+ community, the York campus features a Safe Space and gender neutral bathrooms in two buildings. As a commuter campus, Penn State York does not offer on-campus housing.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
85%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2021

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
72%
Out-Of-State Students
11%
10%
Submitting ACT
85%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1164
0
1600

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
948
Total Number of Undergrads
935
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
58%
20-39 Students
37%
40-99 Students
4%
0
100
25%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
50%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,644
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$14,476
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$23,466
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1840

Aid & Grants

0
100
57%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
25%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,551
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
25%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,157
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,710

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
44%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,451
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$270

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
61%
39%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
lions
School Colors
blue and white
Varsity Athletics Association
NSCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$57,200

What Students Are Saying

3.50 Average Rating

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