Pennsylvania State University -- New Kensington

New Kensington, PA

Pennsylvania State University -- New Kensington

New Kensington, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$13,710

$22,302

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
300-399
0
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
2%
30-36
11%
24-29
33%
18-23
44%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

60%

male

40%

female

1

teacher

8.8

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 407
Declined 135
Total Received 542
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Public

545

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Pennsylvania State University -- New Kensington, founded in 1958, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in New Kensington, PA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 545
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational

71-acre campus in New Kensington (population: 12,466).

Pennsylvania State University — New Kensington
3550 Seventh Street Road
New Kensington
15068-1765

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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group

Campus Security

  • Other security measures
  • part-time trained security personnel

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
300-399
0
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
2%
30-36
11%
24-29
33%
18-23
44%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
School has early action program yes

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 407
Declined 135
Total Received 542

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,718
Additional fees $992
Total $13,710

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Golf
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Soccer

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Soccer

Club Sports Men

Ice hockey, Skiing (downhill)

Club Sports Women

Ice hockey, Skiing (downhill)

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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Animal Sciences, Other
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Archeology
Architectural Engineering
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Food Science
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forest Technology/Technician
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Nutrition
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Labor and Industrial Relations
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Metallurgical Technology/Technician
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Music, General
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nuclear Engineering
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Toxicology
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Study abroad
  • Air force ROTC

545

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

545
students

Female
40%
218

Male
60%
327

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

470
students

Female
37%
171

Male
63%
299

14%

75
students

Female
63%
47

Male
37%
28

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 34%
Student 5 year graduation rate 18%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
85%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

47

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

Not reported

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

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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