Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Harrisburg: Ranking & Review

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

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%83%85%
Applicants5,5743,1762,398
Admissions4,6682,6392,029
Enrolled undergraduates962584378
Enrolled total (including graduate students)5,0773,0072,070

1,260 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

107 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores723
Percent of students submitting SAT scores75%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
560
Math
585

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores150
Percent of students submitting ACT scores16%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
23
ACT Math
27

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 Harrisburg 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 $12,940 and other expenses per full academic year.

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Harrisburg provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 433 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'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services419057251
Engineering20312215
Education2365795
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services5652292
Psychology492372
Health Professions and Related Programs441660
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service35439
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1219435
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs27633
Public Administration and Social Service Professions522330
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences2323
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies21921
Social Sciences1818
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1414
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities17513
English Language and Literature & Letters1212
Mathematics and Statistics44
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields33
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Grand Total12751254141,031

A total of 763 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Harrisburg.

At the master's and doctor's level 268 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%56%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 88%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

General info

Alternative namesPenn State
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff596
Instructional FTE281
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteharrisburg.psu.edu
Address777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, Pennsylvania, 17057-4846
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population9,000
Phone7179486250