Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Berks: Ranking & Review

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

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate86%86%86%
Applicants2,4471,3571,090
Admissions2,0971,164933
Enrolled undergraduates694415279
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,7191,5931,126

1,491 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

29 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores579
Percent of students submitting SAT scores83%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
540
Math
545

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores69
Percent of students submitting ACT scores10%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
22
ACT Math
25

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Berks Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$33,098$41,600
Off-campus$33,098$41,600
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,400 and other expenses per full academic year.

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Berks provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 805 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$14,214$22,716
Fees for full-time undergraduates$976$976
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$592$947
Tuition for Full-time graduates$20,574$27,110
Fees for full-time graduates$976$976
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$857$1,130

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services991100
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services45660
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5353
Engineering5252
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2828
Health Professions and Related Programs26127
Psychology2626
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs21315
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1313
Education1212
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies99
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics88
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities77
English Language and Literature & Letters77
Visual and Performing Arts44
History11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total48374422

A total of 422 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Berks.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate57%55%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 47%

General info

Alternative namesPenn State
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff343
Instructional FTE167
Public Service FTE4
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteberks.psu.edu
AddressTulpehocken Road
Reading, Pennsylvania, 19610-1016
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population90,000
Phone6103966000