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
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
14%
600-699
17%
500-599
41%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
48%
12-17
11%
30-36
32%
24-29
33%
18-23
27%
12-17
8%
30-36
8%
24-29
46%
18-23
45%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,385
Declined + 760
Total Received 5,145
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Public

3,888

undergraduate students

5

graduate 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 3,893
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: 55,310), 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
9%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
14%
600-699
17%
500-599
41%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
48%
12-17
11%
30-36
32%
24-29
33%
18-23
27%
12-17
8%
30-36
8%
24-29
46%
18-23
45%
12-17
1%

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

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,385
Declined + 760
Total Received 5,145

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

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

Not Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Katherine Murt
Assistant Director of 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 & Retention
cje13@psu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Cheerleading, Flag Football, Soccer

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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

Athletics Right Now

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising/Public Relations
Aerospace Engineering
African/African-American Studies
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Science
Agricultural/Extension Education
American Studies
Animal Science
Archaeological Science
Architectural Engineering
Art Education
Art History
Art/Architecture
Arts Administration
Asian Studies
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Science/Meteorology
Biobehavioral Health
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Anthropology
Biological Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biorenewable Systems
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics/Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Communication Arts/Sciences
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication/Media Studies
Community/Environment/Development
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Corporate Communications
Corporate Innovation/Entrepreneurship
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Data Science
Digital Media/Arts/Technology
Earth Science/Policy
Earth Sciences
Earth/Mineral Sciences
Economics
Education
Education/Public Policy
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering Technology
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
Elementary/Kindergarten Education
Energy Engineering
Energy Science
English
Environmental Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Systems Engineering
Film/Video
Finance
Food Sciences
Forensic Science
Forest Science
French/Francophone Studies
General Engineering
Geobiology
Geography
German
Global/International Studies
Graphic Design
Health
Health Policy/Administration
Health/Human Development
History
Hospitality Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Immunology/Infectious Disease
Industrial Engineering
Information Sciences/Technology
Integrative Arts
Italian
Japanese
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Labor Studies/Employment Relations
Landscape Contracting
Latin American Studies
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Engineering Technology
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medieval Studies
Microbiology
Mining Engineering
Music
Music Education
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Nutritional Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Petroleum/Natural Gas Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Pre-Medicine
Project/Supply Chain Management
Psychological/Social Sciences
Psychology
Recreation/Park/Tourism Management
Rehabilitation/Human Services
Risk Management
Russian
Science
Secondary Education
Security/Risk Analysis
Social Data Analytics
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Telecommunications
Theatre
Toxicology
Turfgrass Science
Veterinary/Biomedical Sciences
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
Women's Studies
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

3,893

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,888
students

Female
51%
1,981

Male
49%
1,907

0%

5
students

Female
100%
5

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

3,312
students

Female
50%
1,636

Male
50%
1,676

15%

576
students

Female
60%
345

Male
40%
231

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
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

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

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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