Tuition & Fees

$14,828

$22,834

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
30%
400-499
43%
300-399
15%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
36%
400-499
35%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
18%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
48%
12-17
20%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
33%
18-23
35%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
52%
12-17
11%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

56%

44%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,888
Declined + 346
Total Received 2,234
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Public

2,712

undergraduate students

20

graduate students

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School Facts

Pennsylvania State University - Berks campus, founded in 1958, is a public, coeducational university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Reading.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,732
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Reading, PA

240-acre campus in Reading (population: 88,102). Served by air.

Pennsylvania State University — Berks
Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610-6009

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
30%
400-499
43%
300-399
15%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
36%
400-499
35%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
18%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
48%
12-17
20%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
33%
18-23
35%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
52%
12-17
11%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,888
Declined + 346
Total Received 2,234

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

John Gemmell
Admissions Officer
P: 610 396-6060
F: 610 396-6077

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,868
Room $5,940
Board $5,290
Additional fees $960
Books & supplies $1,760
Total $27,818
Average Financial Aid - $9,589
Total with Avg. Aid $18,229

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,589

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,517,435
State $2,978,524
Institutional $1,555,013
Other external $408,143
Total $9,459,115

Non-need-based

Federal $340,101
State $18,213
Institutional $184,076
Other external $168,835
Total $711,225

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Agricultural Business
American Studies
Applied Psychology
Business
Business Administration
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Elementary/Kindergarten Education
Global Studies
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Management
Information Sciences/Technology
Kinesiology
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Organizational Leadership
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Professional Writing
Science
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Undergraduate

99%

2,712
students

Female
44%
1,187

Male
56%
1,525

Graduate

1%

20
students

Female
85%
17

Male
15%
3

undergraduateFull-time

88%

2,402
students

Female
45%
1,059

Male
55%
1,343

undergraduatePart-time

12%

310
students

Female
42%
128

Male
58%
182

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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