Pennsylvania State University -- Greater Allegheny

McKeesport, PA

Pennsylvania State University -- Greater Allegheny

McKeesport, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$13,710

$22,302

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
14%
500-599
48%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
12%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
24-29
40%
18-23
20%
12-17
40%
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undergraduateRatios

59%

male

41%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 372
Declined 117
Total Received 489
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Public

439

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Pennsylvania State University -- Greater Allegheny Campus, founded in 1948, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in McKeesport, PA.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 439
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational

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40-acre, suburban campus in McKeesport (population: 19,245).

Pennsylvania State University — Greater Allegheny
4000 University Drive
McKeesport
15132

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Student-run radio station

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
14%
500-599
48%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
12%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
24-29
40%
18-23
20%
12-17
40%

Admissions Facts

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

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 372
Declined 117
Total Received 489

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 no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,718
Room & board $11,510
Additional fees $992
Books & supplies $1,840
Other fees $3,222
Total $30,282

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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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
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Racquetball, Tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Racquetball, Tennis

Club Sports Men

Cheerleading, Ice hockey, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer

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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 Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Animal Sciences, Other
Anthropology
Applied Economics
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
Business Administration and Management, General
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
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Food Science
Foreign Language Teacher Education
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
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
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Music, General
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nuclear Engineering
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
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

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Study abroad
  • Air force ROTC

439

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

439
students

Female
41%
179

Male
59%
260

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

401
students

Female
42%
168

Male
58%
233

9%

38
students

Female
29%
11

Male
71%
27

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 69%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

32

Transfer students enrolled

7%

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

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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