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
8%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
21%
500-599
35%
400-499
30%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
34%
400-499
43%
300-399
14%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
41%
18-23
49%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
22%
24-29
37%
18-23
34%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
51%
18-23
44%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

57%

43%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,213
Declined + 451
Total Received 2,664
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Public

3,577

undergraduate students

864

graduate students

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Codes

SAT 3656
ACT 0023

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School Facts

Pennsylvania State at Harrisburg, The Capital College, founded in 1966, is a public, upper-division university. Its 218-acre campus is located in Middletown, eight miles from Harrisburg.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,441
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Middletown, PA

218-acre, suburban campus in Middletown (population: 8,877), eight miles from Harrisburg. Served by train; air and bus serve Harrisburg. Public transportation serves campus.

Pennsylvania State University — Harrisburg
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057

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Campus Life

12%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
21%
500-599
35%
400-499
30%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
34%
400-499
43%
300-399
14%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
41%
18-23
49%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
22%
24-29
37%
18-23
34%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
51%
18-23
44%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
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)
Uknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,213
Declined + 451
Total Received 2,664

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

Robert Coffman
Director of Admissions
P: 800 222-2056
F: 717 948-6325
hbgadmit@psu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,868
Room $5,940
Board $5,290
Additional fees $960
Books & supplies $1,840
Total $27,898
Average Financial Aid - $10,366
Total with Avg. Aid $17,532

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,366

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,606,100
State $3,243,316
Institutional $2,017,398
Other external $529,479
Total $12,396,293

Non-need-based

Federal $696,909
State $36,980
Institutional $195,108
Other external $221,345
Total $1,150,342

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
American Studies
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavioral Sciences
Applied Clinical Psychology
Applied Psychology
Applied Psychology Research
Business Administration
Communications
Community Psychology/Social Change
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electrical Science
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Pollution Control
Finance
Health Administration
Health Education
Humanities
Information Sciences/Technology
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Humanities
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Management
Marketing
Mathematical Science
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Nursing
Political Science
Professional Accounting
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy
Science
Sociology
Structural Design/Construction Engineering Technology
Teaching/Curriculum
Training/Development
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Undergraduate

81%

3,577
students

Female
43%
1,521

Male
57%
2,056

Graduate

19%

864
students

Female
58%
503

Male
42%
361

undergraduateFull-time

87%

3,121
students

Female
41%
1,278

Male
59%
1,843

undergraduatePart-time

13%

456
students

Female
54%
243

Male
46%
213

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

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 Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

Not Reported

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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