Pennsylvania State University - World Campus: Ranking & Review

University Park
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United States
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World
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29713446
Top 21%

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%66%68%
Applicants5,3082,7152,593
Admissions3,5451,7871,758
Enrolled undergraduates298162136
Enrolled total (including graduate students)14,3017,0837,218

14,301 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

14,301 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores66
Percent of students submitting SAT scores22%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
555
Math
540

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores13
Percent of students submitting ACT scores4%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
22

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 - World Campus Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus$30,330$30,330
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$13,484$13,484
Fees for full-time undergraduates$504$504
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$555$555
Tuition for Full-time graduates$20,470$20,470
Fees for full-time graduates$504$504
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$853$853

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services76307554937
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services8410783274
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service72193265
Health Professions and Related Programs14164465229
Engineering11168170
Psychology31458156
Social Sciences11243155
Education1154155
Public Administration and Social Service Professions101101
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences6013780
Mathematics and Statistics6666
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences204464
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities382664
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs5555
Legal Professions and Studies3131
Physical Sciences41721
Natural Resources and Conservation1515
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Biological and Biomedical Sciences22
History
Visual and Performing Arts
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Grand Total3001,0991,44052,844

A total of 1,399 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,445 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate28%42%16%
  • Full-time retention rate - 54%
  • Part-time retention rate - 51%

General info

Alternative namesPenn State
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff405
Public Service FTE2
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.worldcampus.psu.edu
Address128 Outreach Building
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802-1503
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
Phone8148655403