Tuition & Fees

$13,702

$21,886

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
6%
700-800
7%
600-699
19%
500-599
47%
400-499
22%
300-399
5%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
18-23
67%
12-17
33%
24-29
17%
18-23
66%
12-17
17%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

64%

male

36%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 474
Declined + 105
Total Received 579
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Public

497

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2660

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 497
Established in 1948
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

McKeesport, PA

40-acre, suburban campus in McKeesport (population: 19,273).

Pennsylvania State University — Greater Allegheny
4000 University Drive
McKeesport, PA 15132

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
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
9%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
6%
700-800
7%
600-699
19%
500-599
47%
400-499
22%
300-399
5%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
18-23
67%
12-17
33%
24-29
17%
18-23
66%
12-17
17%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%

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

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 474
Declined + 105
Total Received 579

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

Victoria Garwood
Director, Enrollment Management & Admissions
P: 800 248-5466
F: 412 675-9056
psuga@psu.edu

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,245

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,718
Room $6,370
Board $5,200
Additional fees $984
Books & supplies $1,840
Total $27,112
Average Financial Aid - $12,245
Total with Avg. Aid $14,867

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,239,097
State $788,321
Institutional $861,519
Other external $460,554
Total $3,349,491

Non-need-based

Federal
State $4,004
Institutional $192,234
Other external $47,016
Total $243,254
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 412 675-9155

Financial Aid Officer

Robert Heyl
Financial Aid Officer
rwh23@psu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Korie Morton-Rozier (men's)
Athletic Director
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
Administration of Justice
Advertising/Public Relations
Aerospace Engineering
African/African-American Studies
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural/Extension Education
Agriculture
Animal Bioscience
Animal Science
Archaeological Science
Architectural Engineering
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art/Architecture
Arts Administration
Asian Studies
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology
Biobehavioral Health
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Anthropology
Biological Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biorenewable Systems
Biotechnology
Business
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/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 Studies
Immunology/Infectious Disease
Industrial Engineering
Information Sciences/Technology
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
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

497

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

497
students

Female
36%
181

Male
64%
316

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

453
students

Female
37%
164

Male
63%
289

9%

44
students

Female
39%
17

Male
61%
27

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

80%

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

  • 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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