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
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
700-800
17%
600-699
24%
500-599
32%
400-499
22%
300-399
5%
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%
30-36
34%
24-29
42%
18-23
20%
12-17
4%
30-36
4%
24-29
61%
18-23
32%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

61%

39%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,510
Declined + 643
Total Received 4,153
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Public

4,200

undergraduate students

846

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 5,046
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  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
11%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
700-800
17%
600-699
24%
500-599
32%
400-499
22%
300-399
5%
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%
30-36
34%
24-29
42%
18-23
20%
12-17
4%
30-36
4%
24-29
61%
18-23
32%
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 or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,510
Declined + 643
Total Received 4,153

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 - $11,083
Total with Avg. Aid $18,887

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,083

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,435,216
State $3,686,390
Institutional $3,659,200
Other external $757,226
Total $15,538,032

Non-need-based

Federal $657,993
State $26,265
Institutional $663,905
Other external $1,149,140
Total $2,497,303

Varsity Sports

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

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
American Studies
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Clinical Psychology
Applied Psychology Research
Biology
Business Administration
Civil Engineering
Communications
Community Psychology/Social Change
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Pollution Control
Finance
Health Administration
Health Education
Health Policy/Administration
Homeland Security
Human Development/Family Studies
Humanities
Information Sciences/Technology
Information Systems
Kinesiology
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Literacy Education
Management
Marketing
Mathematical Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Nursing
Political Science
Project/Supply Chain Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy
Science
Secondary Education/English
Secondary Education/Mathematics
Secondary Education/Social Studies
Security/Risk Analysis
Sociology
Structural Design/Construction Engineering Technology
Teaching/Curriculum
Training/Development
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Undergraduate

83%

4,200
students

Female
39%
1,647

Male
61%
2,553

Graduate

17%

846
students

Female
57%
486

Male
43%
360

undergraduateFull-time

90%

3,817
students

Female
39%
1,481

Male
61%
2,336

undergraduatePart-time

10%

383
students

Female
44%
166

Male
56%
217

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
10%
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

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
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

Not Reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

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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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