Pitt-Johnstown vs. Penn State

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University of Pittsburgh-JohnstownJohnstown, PA
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Pennsylvania State University-Main CampusUniversity Park, PA
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Public, four-years
Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
1 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor'sOffered Degree1 Year Certificate, 1-2 Years Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
2023 Tuition & Fees
cheaper$14,645 Pennsylvania Residents
$26,520 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$18,450 Pennsylvania Residents
$35,514 Out-of-State
-Graduate Tuition$22,994 Pennsylvania Residents
$38,728 Out-of-State
$10,157Average Financial Aid Amount-
1,125 SAT
24 ACT
Test Scores-
91.94%Acceptance Rate-
(Enrollment Rate)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Smaller2,121Total EnrollmentLarger46,810
Smaller2,121Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger40,363
-Graduate Student Population6,447
Smaller1Online Student PopulationLarger89
Completion & Outcomes
49%Graduate Rate-
Lower74%Retention RateHigher93%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,831)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 20,547)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,145)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $5,618)
More Students per Faculty15 to 1Student to Faculty RatioLess Students per Faculty14 to 1
139Number of faculties3,615
Lower$69,103Average Faculty SalaryHigher$100,357
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