Penn State Abington campus

Overview

Applicants
3,946
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average HS GPA
3.11

GPA Breakdown

7%
Over 3.75
17%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
28%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 520
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
430 - 570
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
410 - 520
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 25

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
17.7:1
Total Faculty
304
with Terminal Degree
141

162
Men
142
Women
41
Minority
10
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
23%
Graduate in 5 years
42%
Graduate in 6 years
48%

Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
23%
Graduate in 5 years
42%
Graduate in 6 years
48%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,747

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,312

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,125

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
82%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$35,013

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$13,012
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$20,324
Required Fees
$942
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
Yes
Board for Commuters
$1,800
Transportation for Commuters
$2,250

On-Campus Room and Board
Comprehensive Fee
$0

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
3,961

Demographics

16.70%
Asian
12.95%
African-American
10.17%
Hispanic
50.49%
Caucasian
2.64%
Unknown
4.81%
International

53% female
47% male
7% are out of state
79% are full time
21% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
0%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
0%

Campus Environment
Village

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports ()
4 Sports

Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Women's Sports ()
5 Sports

Basketball
Field Hockey
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services


Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Widener University
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: St. Joseph University

Sustainability


Other Information


Average Number of PC's per Lab
126

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Campus Visits Contact


Experience College Life


Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required:
Dates:
Times:
Average Length:

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation