Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,540
0% growth from 2018
2018 Average Net Price
$18,792
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.01%
Default Rate
2018 Acceptance Rate
84.8%
4,545 Applicants
2018 Graduation Rate
54.2%
358 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington were Registered Nursing (168 degrees awarded), General Business (81 degrees), and Information Science (70 degrees).

In 2019, 715 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (416 degrees), 4.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (101 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is $13,540, which is $−13,740 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is $13,540, which is $−13,740 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,792.

In 2018, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,540
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington was $13,540. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is $−13,740 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$18,792
2018 Value

In 2018 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,792. Between N/A and 2018, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,570
Room and Board
$1,840
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington was of $11,570 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,840. The cost of room and board increased by 2.57% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington received grants or loans in 2018. This represents a growth of NaNk% with respect to N/A, when N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.01%
2017 Default Rate
928
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington was 5.01%, which represents 928 out of the 18518 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington received 4,545 undergraduate applications in 2018, which represents a Infinityk% annual growth. Out of those 4,545 applicants, 3,852 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.8% acceptance rate.

There were 0 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington in N/A, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington has an overall enrollment yield of 27.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2018
3,852
Accepted Out of 4,545

In 2018, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington was 84.8% (3,852 admissions from 4,545 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2018, the number of applicants grew by Infinityk%, while admissions grew by Infinityk%.

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SAT Scores

81%
Submission Percentage
854
Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington in 2018 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington has a total enrollment of 0 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is 0 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that NaNk% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington, both undergraduate and graduate, is N/A.

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Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

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Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 0 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is 0 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that NaNk% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
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The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is N/A. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 191 more women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is white (416 degrees awarded). There were 4.12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (101 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is Registered Nursing (168 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (81 degrees) and Information Science (70 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (60 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (37 degrees), and Protective Services (46 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington are Software developers (552,329 people), Other managers (298,481 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (233,674 people), Postsecondary teachers (160,303 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (159,352 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington are Psychology (60 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (37 degrees), Protective Services (46 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (70 degrees), and English (14 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington are Psychology (60 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (37 degrees), Protective Services (46 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (70 degrees), and English (14 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington are Elementary & secondary schools (677,160 people), Computer Systems Design (660,754 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (436,607 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (425,911 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (329,922 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington are Psychology (60 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (37 degrees), Protective Services (46 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (70 degrees), and English (14 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington.
Most Common
  1. 168 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 81 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 70 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington was Registered Nursing with 168 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

262
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
453
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 262 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington, which is 0.578 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (453).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington in Information Science, which is 4 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 146 degrees were awarded to women at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington in Registered Nursing, which is 6.64 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (65.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is Female and White (65.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.4% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    416 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    101 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is white (416 degrees awarded). There were 4.12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (101 degrees).

1.54% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    258 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    158 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington is white female (258 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (158 degrees).

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