The Pennsylvania State University

Acceptance Rate 92.26 %
SAT Average 1,250
2023 Tuition & Fees $25,574
Student Population 88,914
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,887

Academic Overview

The Pennsylvania State University Campus, University Park, PA
The Pennsylvania State University is a public, four-years institute located in University Park, Pennsylvania. 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 2023 tuition & fees is $15,890 for Pennsylvania residents and $25,574 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $23,719 for Pennsylvania residents and $39,778 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 88,914 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 92.26% and the graduation rate is 72% last year.
The salary after graduation from The Pennsylvania State University 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, The Pennsylvania State's tuition & fees is $15,890 for Pennsylvania residents and $25,574 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $23,719 for in-state students and $39,778 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at The Pennsylvania State. The acceptance rate of The Pennsylvania State is 92.26% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17.99%. The average graduation rate is 72% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,887 and 56% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 88,914 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for The Pennsylvania State University is 92.26 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for The Pennsylvania State University is 72 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for The Pennsylvania State University is 87 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for The Pennsylvania State University is 88,914
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for The Pennsylvania State University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,887 at The Pennsylvania State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802-1503
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.psu.edu/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://studentaid.psu.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://tuition.psu.edu/CostEstimate.aspx
Veterans Tuitionhttps://studentaid.psu.edu/veterans
Disability Servicehttps://equity.psu.edu/student-disability-resources

Offered Degrees

The Pennsylvania State offers 0 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

Special Learning Opportunities

The Pennsylvania State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

The Pennsylvania State University 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