Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill in Schuylkill Haven

Schuylkill Haven, PA

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Overview

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill offers 39-degree programs and 24 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 13:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 75%. The most popular test is SAT - 82% of students submitted it in comparison to 11% of students who submitted ACT. 39.5% are women, and 60.5% are men. 2% percents of international students. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill is a member of 2 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill is 15403$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $19734 and $30966 per year. 43% of full-time Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $47,700, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$15,403
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$13,169
$30,001 - $48,000$13,888
$48,001 - $75,000$16,124
$75,001 - $110,000$20,215
$110,001+$20,881

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 6060

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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31%

Types of financial aids

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717 of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 90 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill number 131 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Pennsylvania.

Students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
100%
$11,183
$30,001 - $48,000
100%
$11,684
$48,001 - $75,000
97.06%
$7,556
$75,001 - $110,000
86.11%
$3,939
$110,001+
86.36%
$3,033

Salary After Attending

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$47,700

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Prepaid tuition plan

Tuition payment plan

Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill.

Study abroad

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA)

Graduation Rate

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43%
BELOW AVERAGE

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill graduation rate is below the national average.

43% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

3 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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75%

In comparison to National Average

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 72%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 3% only.

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75%
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In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 68%, so Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 7%.

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75%
ABOVE AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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49%

Total

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48%

Full time

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1%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

75%

Part-time retention rate

50%

The Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill full-time retention rate is 75% and part-time retention rate is 50%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school has quality curriculum, positive student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill students submitting SAT scores

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82%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1225 - 1530

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 410 - 520
Math: 420 - 510
Writing: 395 - 500

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill students submitting ACT scores

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11%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
16 - 19

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 14 - 20
Math: 15 - 19
Writing: 6 - 8

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

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Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill is 13:1, that means that for every 13 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

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Men/Women

Number of international students

17
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2%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill the biggest percent of students are enrolled in some but not all distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Pennsylvania.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Schuylkill Campus Penn State

The campus located by 200 University Dr address in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania.

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Schuylkill Campus Penn State in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill with 2.77% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Schuylkill Campus Penn State are burglary, forcible sex offense, and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill offers 39 programs in total: 15 are for Associate's degree, 15 - for Bachelor's degree, and 9 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 394 universities in Pennsylvania state. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill is one of the few institutions in Pennsylvania that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 24 distance education programs that are provided in the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill: 12 are for Associate's degree, 9 - for Bachelor's degree and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Pennsylvania state average data to help you compare.

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 742 students with 22266 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill

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On a beautiful fall Saturday, November 3, 2018, I made a photo journey through the campus of Penn State University Schuylkill. It was my first time on campus and I was impressed. I was able to take some nice photos. What struck me as odd was how empty it was! I ended up seeing exactly two people that were entering a building. Amazing. I guess everybody was off watching football somewhere. Parking was not a problem. I parked in the resident hall's lot which is posted.

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Location & Website

Address: 200 University Drive

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +5703856000

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: sl.psu.edu

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