Pennsylvania State University-University Park


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Pennsylvania State University-University Park


  • 60% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$12,164 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$22,712 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


Patrons have convenient access to collections located across 24 campuses. Growing digital library; focused resources about Pennsylvania; electronic resources in all subject archives; labor archives; books and manuscripts

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,985,177 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 25,374 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,509,309 microforms.
  • 165,725 Audio/Visual items.
  • 195 e-books.

Museums & Art

Palmer Museum of Art, Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum, Frost Entomological Museum, Matson Museum of Anthropology, Pasto Agricultural Museum



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 6,150 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 850 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,750 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 2,636 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 17,600 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 5,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance


reading, math, writing, study skills, other


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 39% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 8% of housing units are Singles.
  • 73% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 4% of housing units are Triples.
  • 3% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 12% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 100 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 88% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Late Night Penn State; Dance Marathon; Distinguished Speaker Series; IC Athletics; Music Performances; Intramural Sports; For a more detailed list, please refer to the following website: http: //events. psu. edu;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 652 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Golden Key International Honor Society; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Mortar Board; Parmi Nous Society; Phi Eta Sigma; http: //www. sa. psu. edu/usa/studentactivities/searchresults. asp? orgcat
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Please refer to the following website for a listing of the 57 organizations: http: //www. sa. psu. edu/usa/studentactivities/searchresults. asp? orgcat=Religious
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) There are 64 organizations detailed at the following website: http: //www. sa. psu. edu/usa/studentactivities/searchresults. asp? orgcat=International/Multicultural
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Please refer to the following website: http: //www. sa. psu. edu/usa/studentactivities/search. asp
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Daily Collegian (daily)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Harrisburg, PA (90), State College, PA (3)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Lewistown, PA (33)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): State College, PA (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 22% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 55 fraternities
  • 45 fraternity houses
  • 12% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 30 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 10% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other

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