Pennsylvania State University -- Abington

Abington, PA

Pennsylvania State University -- Abington

Abington, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$15,524

$24,712

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
49%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
20%
600-699
21%
500-599
40%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
51%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,852
Declined 693
Total Received 4,545
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Public

3,746

undergraduate students

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46-acre, suburban campus in Abington (population: 55,604), 10 miles from Philadelphia. Air, bus, and train serve Philadelphia.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Pennsylvania State University — Abington
1600 Woodland Road
Abington, PA
19001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
11%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
49%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
20%
600-699
21%
500-599
40%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
51%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.15

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,852
Declined 693
Total Received 4,545

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cross-country running, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cross-country running, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Animal Sciences, General
Animal Sciences, Other
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Archeology
Architectural Engineering
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Food Science
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forest Technology/Technician
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Nutrition
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Labor and Industrial Relations
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nuclear Engineering
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Psychology
Sociology
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

3,746

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,746
students

Female
49%
1,837

Male
51%
1,909

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

3,283
students

Female
49%
1,578

Male
51%
1,705

13%

463
students

Female
56%
259

Male
44%
204

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 30%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

186

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

Not reported

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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