Pennsylvania State University—Altoona

Altoona, PA

Pennsylvania State University—Altoona

Altoona, PA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
2
25th
21
75th
5
25th
19
75th
8
25th
30
75th
9
25th
34
75th
3
25th
42
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

3,244

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1939, Pennsylvania State University—Altoona is a public coeducational comprehensive research university. Its 92-acre campus is located in Altoona, Pennsylvania.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,244
Established in 1939
Coeducational Coeducational

92-acre campus in Altoona (population: 44,098), 95 miles from Pittsburgh.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Pennsylvania State University—Altoona
3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona, PA
16601-3777

Campus Life

no
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
2
25th
21
75th
5
25th
19
75th
8
25th
30
75th
9
25th
34
75th
3
25th
42

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 30
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

airsoft, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, cheerleading, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

airsoft, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, cheerleading, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

adventuring, army ranger challenge, basketball, bowling, dance team, floor hockey, kickball, racquetball, running, skiing, snowboarding, softball, swimming, tennis

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Athletic Facts

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

3,244

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,244
students

Female
45%
1,465

Male
55%
1,779

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

3,125
students

Female
45%
1,411

Male
55%
1,714

4%

119
students

Female
45%
54

Male
55%
65

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Transfer Enrollment

112

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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