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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

Tuition & Fees $32,382 ($17,900)
Acceptance Rates 51 %
Student Population 47,789
Graduation Rates 86 %
Retention Rate 93 %

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Academic Overview

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is a public, 4 or more years institute located in University Park, PA. It has a total enrollment of 47,789 including undergraduate and graduate schools and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 51 % last year.

2017 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2016-2017, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus tuition and fees are $17,900 for Pennsylvania residents and $32,382 for non-residents. For graduate school, its 2017 tuition and fees are $20,912 for in-state students and $35,214 for out-of-state students.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 2017 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$17,900$32,382
Graduate$20,912$35,214
[chart] Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

Academic Statistics at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

[chart] Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Academic Statistics
dAcceptance Rate for Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is 51 %.
Graduation Rate for Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is 86 %
Retention Rate for Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is 93 %
Student Population for Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is 47,789
Student to Faculty Rate for Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is 16 %

Offered Degrees At Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offers 390 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate194
One but less than two years certificate10
Associate's Degree95
Bachelor's Degree13618
Post Bachelor's Degree81
Master's Degree13618
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship9517
Doctor's degree - professional practice11

Student Services

Next table lists student services provided by Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus to its attendants.

Student Services at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institutionHas own library

Special Learning Opportunities

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offerers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs. Next table shows more special learning opportunities at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus.

Special Learning Opportunities at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Online ClassUnderGraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing

Additional Facts

Next table summarizes additional characteristics of Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus including religious affiliation, institution's hospital, and more.

Additional Characteristics at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree
Board/Meal Plan
Dormitory Capacity13,883
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.