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
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
48%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
53%
400-499
21%
300-399
5%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
42%
18-23
25%
12-17
16%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%
24-29
67%
18-23
25%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 422
Declined + 41
Total Received 463
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Public

830

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 -- Mont Alto, founded in 1929, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Mont Alto, PA.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 830
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CAPTE (Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Mont Alto, PA

62-acre campus in Mont Alto (population: 1,737). Air and train serve Harrisburg (50 miles); bus serves Chambersburg (11 miles).

Pennsylvania State University — Mont Alto
1 Campus Drive
Mont Alto, PA 17237-9703

Campus Life

19%
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
18%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
48%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
53%
400-499
21%
300-399
5%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
42%
18-23
25%
12-17
16%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%
24-29
67%
18-23
25%
12-17
8%

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

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 422
Declined + 41
Total Received 463

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

Diane Chamberlin
Director of Enrollment Management
P: 800 392-6173
F: 717 749-6132
psuma@psu.edu

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,886

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 - $10,886
Total with Avg. Aid $16,226

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,220,148
State $848,569
Institutional $1,598,025
Other external $238,592
Total $3,905,334

Non-need-based

Federal $1,230
State $7,492
Institutional $191,339
Other external $135,490
Total $335,551
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 717 749-6142

Financial Aid Officer

Antonia Spedden
Coordinator of Student Aid
ais104@psu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, woodsmen team

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, woodsmen team

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, cheerleading/dance team, corn hole, dodgeball, homerun derby, indoor soccer, table tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand),

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Athletic Directors

Staci Brennan (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 Business
Agricultural Science
Agricultural Systems Management
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 Sciences/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
Forest Technology
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
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leadership
Petroleum/Natural Gas Engineering
Philosophy
Physical Therapist Assistant
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

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

830

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

830
students

Female
55%
457

Male
45%
373

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

591
students

Female
53%
313

Male
47%
278

29%

239
students

Female
61%
144

Male
39%
95

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

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

  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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