Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,718
0% growth from 2018
2018 Average Net Price
$17,855
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.01%
Default Rate
2018 Acceptance Rate
87.3%
393 Applicants
2018 Graduation Rate
47.2%
91 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny were General Business (26 degrees awarded), Information Science (10 degrees), and General Psychology (10 degrees).

In 2019, 85 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny. 31.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 68.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (55 degrees), 5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is $12,718, which is $-14,562 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is $12,718, which is $-14,562 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,855.

In 2018, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,718
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny was $12,718. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is $-14,562 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$17,855
2018 Value

In 2018 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,855. Between N/A and 2018, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny 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 Greater Allegheny 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

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny 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 Greater Allegheny 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 Greater Allegheny received 393 undergraduate applications in 2018, which represents a Infinityk% annual growth. Out of those 393 applicants, 343 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.3% acceptance rate.

There were 0 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny in N/A, and 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny has an overall enrollment yield of 34.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2018
343
Accepted Out of 393

In 2018, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny was 87.3% (343 admissions from 393 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

68%
Submission Percentage
79
Scores Submitted

68% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny in 2018 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

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

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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 Greater Allegheny, both undergraduate and graduate, is 0 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is 0 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that NaNk% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny 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 Greater Allegheny was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny 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 Greater Allegheny 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, 31 fewer women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is white (55 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is General Business (26 degrees awarded), followed by Information Science (10 degrees) and General Psychology (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (11 degrees), and Communications (7 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 Greater Allegheny are Physicians (436,707 people), Other managers (366,910 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (287,510 people), Postsecondary teachers (251,065 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (209,305 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny are Protective Services (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (11 degrees), Communications (7 degrees), Biology (9 degrees), and English (3 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 Greater Allegheny are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Actuaries, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny are Protective Services (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (11 degrees), Communications (7 degrees), Biology (9 degrees), and English (3 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 Greater Allegheny are Elementary & secondary schools (818,109 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (673,331 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (656,475 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (455,072 people), and Offices of physicians (259,763 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny are Protective Services (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (11 degrees), Communications (7 degrees), Biology (9 degrees), and English (3 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 Greater Allegheny.
Most Common
  1. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 10 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 10 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny was General Business with 26 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

58
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
27
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny, which is 2.15 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (27).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny in General Business, which is 3.83 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 6 degrees were awarded to women at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny in Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences, which is 2 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is Female and Two or More Races (66.7% 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, 1.1% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    55 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is white (55 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

3.53% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    40 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is white male (40 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (15 degrees).

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