Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,214
0% growth from 2018
2018 Average Net Price
$23,428
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.01%
Default Rate
2018 Acceptance Rate
89.1%
3,392 Applicants
2018 Graduation Rate
66.5%
682 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is a higher education institution located in Erie County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College were Mechanical Engineering (102 degrees awarded), Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (60 degrees), and General Finance (57 degrees).

In 2019, 1,078 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College. 37.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 62.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (938 degrees), 29.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is $14,214, which is $−13,066 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is $14,214, which is $−13,066 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,428.

In 2018, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,214
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College was $14,214. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is $−13,066 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$23,428
2018 Value

In 2018 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,428. Between N/A and 2018, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College 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 Erie-Behrend College 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

78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

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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 Erie-Behrend College 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 Erie-Behrend College received 3,392 undergraduate applications in 2018, which represents a Infinityk% annual growth. Out of those 3,392 applicants, 3,023 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.1% acceptance rate.

There were 0 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College in N/A, and 66% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College has an overall enrollment yield of 35.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2018
3,023
Accepted Out of 3,392

In 2018, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College was 89.1% (3,023 admissions from 3,392 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

66%
Submission Percentage
703
Scores Submitted

66% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College in 2018 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

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

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College, 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 Erie-Behrend College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 0 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is 0 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that NaNk% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College 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 Erie-Behrend College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College 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 Erie-Behrend College 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, 268 fewer women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is white (938 degrees awarded). There were 29.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is Mechanical Engineering (102 degrees awarded), followed by Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (60 degrees) and General Finance (57 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (224 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (76 degrees), and Business (468 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 Erie-Behrend College are Other managers (1,094,672 people), Accountants & auditors (1,022,572 people), Software developers (603,081 people), Chief executives & legislators (530,397 people), and Financial managers (529,352 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College are Engineering (224 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (76 degrees), Business (468 degrees), Physical Sciences (16 degrees), and Communications (34 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 Erie-Behrend College are Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College are Engineering (224 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (76 degrees), Business (468 degrees), Physical Sciences (16 degrees), and Communications (34 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 Erie-Behrend College are Computer Systems Design (998,714 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (705,518 people), Elementary & secondary schools (699,749 people), Construction (679,053 people), and Banking & related activities (558,545 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College are Engineering (224 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (76 degrees), Business (468 degrees), Physical Sciences (16 degrees), and Communications (34 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 Erie-Behrend College.
Most Common
  1. 102 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 60 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 57 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College was Mechanical Engineering with 102 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

673
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
405
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 673 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College, which is 1.66 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (405).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 84 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College in Mechanical Engineering, which is 4.67 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 37 degrees were awarded to women at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College in Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing, which is 5.29 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (81.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is Female and Asian (81.8% 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, 0.44% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    938 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is white (938 degrees awarded). There were 29.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

1.11% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    587 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    351 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is white male (587 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (351 degrees).

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