Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Altoona Rankings

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In the United States#1552 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#100 of 155
In Altoona#1 of 1

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Acceptance rate
76%
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Altoona Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate76%77%75%

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$14,214$21,792
Tuition in-state$14,214$21,792
Tuition out-of-state$23,924$28,718
Fee in-district$992$992
Fee in-state$992$992
Fee out-of-state$992$992

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity901
Combined charge for room and board$11,884
Room charge$6,554
Meal charge$5,330

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Altoona Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Business & Commerce, General356
Electromechanical Technology & Electromechanical Engineering Technology52
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin47
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies127
Psychology, General27
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance21
Human Development and Family Studies, General118
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies37
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels9
Biology & Biological Sciences, General8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7
Environmental Studies7
Transportation and Highway Engineering5
History, General4
English Language and Literature, General3
Political Science and Government, General2
Visual and Performing Arts, General2
Mathematics, General2
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other1
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations1
Design and Applied Arts, Other1
Grand Total8308
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate71%69%73%

Publications & Citations

Publications
508
Citations
5,043

Publication count by topic

Mathematics
127
Psychology
90
Sociology
46
Engineering
35
Computer science
31
Biology
24
Physics
20
Political science
16
History
16
Art
15
Chemistry
10
Environmental science
9
Business
9
Medicine
8
Economics
7
Philosophy
6
Materials science
6
Geography
5
Geology
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy161025
History196715
Sociology2291207
Psychology23111,434
Economics2387309
Art24455
Mathematics2465939
Engineering2678437
Business2773244
Physics3269148
Environmental science3391148
Biology3881540
Political science403711
Geology41616
Geography443716
Computer science4496135
Chemistry4808129
Materials science540710
Medicine558330

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199241
199310
199420
199521
199622
199733
199812
199923
200065
200159
20021811
20031515
20041132
2005625
20061344
20071469
200818101
200922149
201019177
201131211
201224267
201334331
201428357
201520366
201635388
201726411
201838471
201937549
202049778

General info

Alternative namesPenn State
WikipediaPenn State Altoona
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona, Pennsylvania, 16601-3777
United States
City population46,000
Phone8149495000