Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

Altoona, PA, USA
3.65 Average Rating

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is a public institution and commonwealth campus. It is located in Logan Township, PA. Popular areas of study include electrical and electronics engineering, nursing, and business. Study abroad options are available in places such as Costa Rica, England, and Cuba.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
72%
Out of State Students
17%
0
100
91%
Acceptance Rate

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 November 30, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
3,244
Total Number of Undergrads
3,244
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
44%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
65%
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
$23,969
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$15,198
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,450
0
100
63%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
59%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,966
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
55%
45%
Student Organizations
76
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Altoona
Philadelphia
State College
Pittsburgh
Johnstown
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$50,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.65 Average Rating
penn state altoona offers a wide variety of classes and majors, as well as some of the best professors available. the campus is very scenic; it has it's own duck pond. there is always something available for students to participate in.
Meghan from Bethel Park, PA
this school is perfect for students who want to go to a big name school but aren't ready for the big campus. penn state altoona is a gorgeous campus all year long.
Amanda from PA

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