Tuition & Fees

$14,524

$23,278

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
9%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
10%
30-36
34%
24-29
39%
18-23
18%
12-17
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
51%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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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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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2660
ACT 0023

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Location

School Facts

Pennsylvania State University -- Abington, founded in 1950, is a public, coeducational university. Its 46-acre campus is located in Abington.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,746
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Abington, PA

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

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
6%

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
9%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
10%
30-36
34%
24-29
39%
18-23
18%
12-17
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
51%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Uknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Whitney Arjun
Director of First Year Admissions
P: 215 881-7600
F: 215 881-7655
abingtonadmissions@psu.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 215 881-7600
F: 215 881-7655
studentaid@psu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Carole Eiben
Director of Financial Aid, Enrollment Management, and Retention
cje13@psu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, cheerleading, flag football, martial arts, table tennis

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Athletic Directors

Deb Solfaro (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Shayla Johnson (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference
Mascot
Nittany Lions

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Administration of Justice
Advertising/Public Relations
Aerospace Engineering
African Studies
African-American Studies
African/African-American Studies
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Science
Agricultural Systems Management
Agricultural/Extension Education
Agriculture
Agroecology
American Studies
Animal Bioscience
Animal Science
Anthropological Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Psychology
Archaeological Science
Architectural Engineering
Art
Art Education
Art History
Arts Administration
Arts/Architecture
Asian Studies
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Athletic Training
Biobehavioral Health
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioengineering
Biological Anthropology
Biological Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biorenewable Systems
Biotechnology
Business
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business/Liberal Arts/Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics/Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Communication Arts/Sciences
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication/Media Studies
Communications
Community/Environment/Development
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Corporate Communications
Corporate Innovation/Entrepreneurship
Creative Writing
Crime/Law/Justice
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Data Science
Digital Media/Arts/Technology
Earth Science/Policy
Earth Sciences
Earth/Mineral Sciences
East Asian Studies
Economics
Education
Education/Public Policy
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electrical/Computer Engineering Technology
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
Elementary/Kindergarten Education
Energy Business/Finance
Energy Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental Systems Engineering
Film/Video
Finance
Food Sciences
Forensic Science
Forest Ecosystem Management
Forest Science
French/Francophone Studies
General Arts/Sciences
Geobiology
Geography
Geosciences
German
Global Studies
Global/International Studies
Graphic Design
Health
Health Policy/Administration
Health/Human Development
History
Horticulture
Hospitality Management
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Humanities
Immunology/Infectious Disease
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Health/Safety
Information Sciences/Technology
Information Systems
Integrative Arts
Interdisciplinary Business/Engineering Studies
Interdisciplinary Digital Studio
International Business
International Politics
Italian
Japanese
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Labor Studies/Employment Relations
Labor/Employment Relations
Landscape Contracting
Latin American Studies
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Liberal Arts
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Engineering Technology
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Studies
Medieval Studies
Meteorology/Atmospheric Science
Microbiology
Middle Level Education
Mining Engineering
Music
Music Education
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nutritional Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Petroleum/Natural Gas Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Planetary Science/Astronomy
Plant Sciences
Plastics Engineering Technology
Political Science
Pre-Medicine
Professional Writing
Project/Supply Chain Management
Psychological/Social Sciences
Psychology
Public Policy
Rail Transportation Engineering
Recreation/Park/Tourism Management
Rehabilitation/Human Services
Religious Studies
Risk Management
Russian
Russian Translation
Science
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/Social Studies
Security/Risk Analysis
Social Data Analytics
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Structural Design/Construction Engineering Technology
Supply Chain/Information Systems
Telecommunications
Theatre
Toxicology
Turfgrass Science
Undecided/Exploratory Studies
Veterinary/Biomedical Sciences
Visual Art Studies
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
Women's Studies
Wood Products
Workforce Education/Development
World Language Education
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

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 Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
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

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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