Tuition & Fees

$14,468

$23,028

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
44%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
700-800
8%
600-699
20%
500-599
42%
400-499
26%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
35%
18-23
32%
12-17
22%
30-36
15%
24-29
28%
18-23
37%
12-17
20%
30-36
11%
24-29
37%
18-23
33%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,416
Declined + 211
Total Received 1,627
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Public

1,438

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2660

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School Facts

Pennsylvania State University -- Brandywine , founded in 1967, is a public, coeducational institution.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,438
Established in 1967
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Media, PA

87-acre, suburban campus in Media (population: 5,362).

Pennsylvania State University — Brandywine
25 Yearsley Mill Road
Media, PA 19063-5596

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
57%
Bottom 1/2
43%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
44%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
700-800
8%
600-699
20%
500-599
42%
400-499
26%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
35%
18-23
32%
12-17
22%
30-36
15%
24-29
28%
18-23
37%
12-17
20%
30-36
11%
24-29
37%
18-23
33%
12-17
19%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,416
Declined + 211
Total Received 1,627

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

Deborah Erie
Admissions Officer
P: 610 892-1225
F: 610 892-1320
bwadmissions@psu.edu

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,446

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,484
Room $6,980
Board $5,200
Additional fees $984
Books & supplies $1,840
Total $28,488
Average Financial Aid - $10,446
Total with Avg. Aid $18,042

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,425,123
State $1,482,422
Institutional $1,690,362
Other external $158,949
Total $5,756,856

Non-need-based

Federal $10,001
State $1,070
Institutional $407,338
Other external $117,244
Total $535,653
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid Officer

Sylvia Schaffer
Financial Aid Officer

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Billiards, Cheerleading, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Hype Squad, Indoor Soccer, Step Team, Table Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Sarah Kurpel (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
USCAA, Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference
Mascot
lions
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Advertising/Public Relations
Aerospace Engineering
African/African-American Studies
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Science
Agricultural/Extension Education
American Studies
Animal Bioscience
Animal Science
Anthropology
Archaeological Science
Architectural Engineering
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art/Architecture
Arts Administration
Asian Studies
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Science/Meteorology
Biobehavioral Health
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biorenewable Systems
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics/Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Communication Arts/Sciences
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication/Media Studies
Community/Environment/Development
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Corporate Communication
Corporate Innovation/Entrepreneurship
Criminology
Data Science
Digital Media/Arts/Technology
Earth Science
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
Engineering
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Systems Engineering
Film/Video
Finance
Food Science
Forensic Science
Forest Science
French/Francophone Studies
Geography
Geosciences
German
Global/International Studies
Graphic Design
Health Policy/Administration
Health/Human Development
History
Hospitality Management
Human Development/Family Services
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
Nutritional Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Petroleum/Natural Gas Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Pre-Medicine
Project/Supply Chain Management
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
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
Women's Studies
Workforce Education/Development
World Languages/Education
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

1,438

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,438
students

Female
42%
607

Male
58%
831

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

1,245
students

Female
43%
528

Male
57%
717

14%

193
students

Female
41%
79

Male
59%
114

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
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

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

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

Winter: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career

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
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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