Tuition & Fees

$15,190

$23,692

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
50%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
700-800
14%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
15%
300-399
2%
30-36
9%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
8%
6-11
1%
30-36
34%
24-29
34%
18-23
25%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
52%
18-23
38%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

61%

39%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,668
Declined + 906
Total Received 5,574
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Public

4,286

undergraduate students

791

graduate students

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Codes

SAT 3656
ACT 0023

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School Facts

Pennsylvania State University -- Harrisburg, founded in 1966, is a public, upper-division university. Its 218-acre campus is located in Middletown, eight miles from Harrisburg.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,077
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Middletown, PA

218-acre, suburban campus in Middletown (population: 9,229), eight miles from Harrisburg. Served by train; air and bus serve Harrisburg. Public transportation serves campus.

Pennsylvania State University — Harrisburg
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
10%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
50%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
700-800
14%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
15%
300-399
2%
30-36
9%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
8%
6-11
1%
30-36
34%
24-29
34%
18-23
25%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
52%
18-23
38%
12-17
3%

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 no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Uknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,668
Declined + 906
Total Received 5,574

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

Robert Coffman
Director of Enrollment Management
P: 800 222-2056
F: 717 948-6325
hbgadmit@psu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,214
Room $7,840
Board $5,100
Additional fees $976
Books & supplies $1,840
Total $29,970
Average Financial Aid - $9,771
Total with Avg. Aid $20,199

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,771

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,090,513
State $3,529,609
Institutional $3,748,646
Other external $597,028
Total $13,965,796

Non-need-based

Federal
State $19,095
Institutional $714,422
Other external $109,702
Total $843,219

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Capital Athletic Conference, ECAC
Mascot
Lions
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
Advertising/Public Relations
Aerospace Engineering
African/African-American Studies
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Science
Agricultural/Extension Education
American Studies
Animal Science
Applied Behavioral Science
Applied Clinical Psychology
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 Anthropology
Biological Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biorenewable Systems
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics/Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication/Media Studies
Communications
Community Psychology/Social Change
Community/Environment/Development
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Corporate Communication
Corporate Innovation/Entrepreneurship
Crime/Law/Justice
Criminal Justice
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 Management
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Pollution Control
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 Education
Health Policy/Administration
Health/Human Development
History
Hospitality Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Humanities
Immunology/Infectious Disease
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Technology
Information Sciences/Technology
Italian
Japanese
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Labor Studies/Employment Relations
Landscape Contracting
Latin American Studies
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Literacy Education
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medieval Studies
Microbiology
Mining Engineering
Music
Music Education
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Nutritional Sciences
Petroleum/Natural Gas Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Pre-Medicine
Project Engineering/Management
Project/Supply Chain Management
Project/Supply Chain Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy
Recreation/Park/Tourism Management
Rehabilitation/Human Services
Risk Management
Russian
Science
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/Social Studies
Security/Risk Analysis
Social Data Analytics
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Statistics
Structural Design/Construction Engineering Technology
Teaching/Curriculum
Telecommunications
Theatre
Toxicology
Training/Development
Veterinary/Biomedical Sciences
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
Women's Studies
Workforce Education/Development
World Languages/Education
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Undergraduate

84%

4,286
students

Female
39%
1,653

Male
61%
2,633

Graduate

16%

791
students

Female
53%
417

Male
47%
374

undergraduateFull-time

92%

3,960
students

Female
39%
1,525

Male
61%
2,435

undergraduatePart-time

8%

326
students

Female
40%
128

Male
60%
198

Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

57%

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

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

Not Reported

Remedial services offered

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Career placement services

Not Reported

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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

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Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

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