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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

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Acceptance Rate 91 %
SAT Average 1,090
Tuition & Fees $24,916
($15,206)
Student Population 3,244
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,044

Academic Overview

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Altoona, Pennsylvania. It is a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $15,206 for Pennsylvania residents and $24,916 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 3,244 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 91% and the graduation rate is 71% last year.
The salary after graduation from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $57,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona are $15,206 for Pennsylvania residents and $24,916 for non-residents.
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona 2021 Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$15,206$24,916
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Penn State Altoona. The acceptance rate of Penn State Altoona is 91% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28%. The average graduation rate is 71% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,044 and 80% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,244 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is 91 %.
Acceptance Rate
91%
Graduation Rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is 71 %
Graduation Rate
71%
Retention Rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is 81 %
Retention Rate
81%
Student Population for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is 3,244
Student Population
3,244
Student to Faculty Ratio for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,044 at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona.
Financial Aid Amount
$6,044

Offered Degrees

Penn State Altoona offers 46 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate70
One but less than two years certificate10
Associate's Degree80
Bachelor's Degree300

Special Learning Opportunities

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:901)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,200)

Veterans Benefits

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges