Pennsylvania State University -- Berks

Reading, PA

Pennsylvania State University -- Berks

Reading, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$15,206

$24,916

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
53%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
46%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
18%
24-29
33%
18-23
33%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

61%

male

39%

female

1

teacher

13.3

students

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

2,481

undergraduate students

1

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Pennsylvania State University -- Berks, founded in 1958, is a public, coeducational university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Reading.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,482
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational

240-acre campus in Reading (population: 88,423). Served by air.

Pennsylvania State University — Berks
Tulpehocken Road
Reading
19610-1016

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
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
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
53%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
46%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
18%
24-29
33%
18-23
33%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
School has early action program yes

Selective

Not Reported

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
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,214
Room & board $13,080
Additional fees $992
Books & supplies $1,840
Other fees $3,222
Total $33,348
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Football, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Football, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
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 Mechanization, General
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
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
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Business/Commerce, General
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
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Development Economics and International Development
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Food Science
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forensic Science and Technology
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
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
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
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Metallurgical Technology/Technician
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Music, General
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nuclear Engineering
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Secondary Education and Teaching
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
Toxicology
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

2,482

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,481
students

Female
39%
967

Male
61%
1,514

0%

1
students

Female
100%
1

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

2,187
students

Female
38%
824

Male
62%
1,363

12%

294
students

Female
49%
143

Male
51%
151

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

158

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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

  • Group career
  • Individual career

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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