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
29%
500-599
45%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
54%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
30-36
9%
24-29
37%
18-23
27%
12-17
27%
24-29
64%
18-23
27%
12-17
9%
24-29
46%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 892
Declined + 153
Total Received 1,045
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Public

912

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 -- Lehigh Valley, founded in 1947, is a public, coeducational university. Its campus is located in Center Valley, nine miles from Allentown.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 912
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Center Valley, PA

Campus in Center Valley, nine miles from Allentown (population: 120,443). Air serves Allentown.

Pennsylvania State University — Lehigh Valley
2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034-8447

Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
45%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
54%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
30-36
9%
24-29
37%
18-23
27%
12-17
27%
24-29
64%
18-23
27%
12-17
9%
24-29
46%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%

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

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 892
Declined + 153
Total Received 1,045

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Michael Damweber
Director of Admissions
P: 610 285-5035
F: 610 285-5220
admissions-lv@psu.edu

Financial Aid

51%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,866

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,484
Additional fees $984
Books & supplies $1,840
Total $16,308
Average Financial Aid - $9,866
Total with Avg. Aid $6,442

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,579,943
State $884,309
Institutional $1,068,486
Other external $23,327
Total $3,556,065

Non-need-based

Federal
State $500
Institutional $178,664
Other external $8,970
Total $188,134
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 610 285-5033
mxh61@psu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Maryann Hubick
Financial Aid Coordinator
mxh61@psu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
golf
soccer
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Cornhole, Cycling, Dance Fitness, Lifting, Skiing, Snowboarding, Spikeball, Table Tennis, Treadmill Cardio, Volleyball, Yoga

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Athletic Directors

Richard Fatzinger (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
Administration of Justice
Advertising/Public Relations
Aerospace Engineering
African Studies
African-American Studies
African/African-American Studies
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Science
Agricultural Systems Technology
Agricultural/Extension Education
Agriculture
Agroecology
American Studies
Animal Bioscience
Animal Science
Anthropological Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Psychology
Archaeological Science
Architectural Engineering
Art
Art Education
Art History
Arts Administration
Arts/Architecture
Asian Studies
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Athletic Training
Biobehavioral Health
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioengineering
Biological Anthropology
Biological Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biorenewable Systems
Biotechnology
Business
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business/Liberal Arts/Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics/Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Communication Arts/Sciences
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication/Media Studies
Communications
Community/Environment/Development
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Corporate Communication
Corporate Innovation/Entrepreneurship
Creative Writing
Crime/Law/Justice
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Data Science
Digital Media/Arts/Technology
Earth Science/Policy
Earth Sciences
Earth/Mineral Sciences
East Asian Studies
Economics
Education
Education/Public Policy
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electrical/Computer Engineering Technology
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
Elementary/Kindergarten Education
Energy Business/Finance
Energy Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental Systems Engineering
Film/Video
Finance
Food Science
Forensic Science
Forest Ecosystem Management
Forest Science
French/Francophone Studies
General Arts/Sciences
Geobiology
Geography
Geosciences
German
Global Studies
Global/International Studies
Graphic Design
Health Policy/Administration
Health/Human Development
History
Horticulture
Hospitality Management
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Humanities
Immunology/Infectious Disease
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Health/Safety
Information Sciences/Technology
Information Systems
Integrative Arts
Interdisciplinary Business/Engineering Studies
Interdisciplinary Digital Studio
International Business
International Politics
Italian
Japanese
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Labor Studies/Employment Relations
Labor/Employment Relations
Landscape Contracting
Latin American Studies
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Liberal Arts
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Studies
Medieval Studies
Meteorology/Atmospheric Science
Microbiology
Middle Level Education
Mining Engineering
Music
Music Education
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nutritional Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Petroleum/Natural Gas Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Planetary Science/Astronomy
Plant Sciences
Plastics Engineering Technology
Political Science
Pre-Medicine
Professional Writing
Project/Supply Chain Management
Psychology
Psychology/Social Science
Public Policy
Rail Transportation Engineering
Recreation/Park/Tourism Management
Rehabilitation/Human Services
Religious Studies
Risk Management
Russian
Russian Translation
Science
Secondary Education
Secondary Education Social Studies
Security/Risk Analysis
Social Data Analytics
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Structural Design/Construction Engineering Technology
Supply Chain/Information Systems
Telecommunications
Theatre
Toxicology
Turfgrass Science
Undecided/Exploratory Studies
Veterinary/Biomedical Sciences
Visual Art Studies
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
Women's Studies
Wood Products
Workforce Education/Development
World Languages/Education
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

912

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

912
students

Female
46%
421

Male
54%
491

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

764
students

Female
45%
338

Male
55%
426

17%

148
students

Female
57%
83

Male
43%
65

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

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
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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