Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,484

2.35% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,520

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.93%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

93.5%

602 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

755

86.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

51.9%

215 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is a higher education institution located in Luzerne County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton were General Business (15 degrees awarded), Other Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions (13 degrees), and General Psychology (9 degrees).

In 2017, 108 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton. 56.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (83 degrees), 6.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is $13,484, which is $594 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is $13,484, which is $594 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,520.

In 2017, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,484

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton was $13,484. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is $594 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$18,520

2017 Value

3.66%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,520. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton grew by 3.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,230

Room and Board

$1,840

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton was of $11,230 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,840. The cost of room and board increased by 2.78% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.3% with respect to 2016, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.93%

2016 Default Rate

919

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton was 4.93%, which represents 919 out of the 18631 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 Hazleton received 602 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 17.6% annual decline. Out of those 602 applicants, 563 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.5% acceptance rate.

There were 755 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton in 2017, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton has an overall enrollment yield of 36.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

563

Accepted Out of 602

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton was 93.5% (563 admissions from 602 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 81.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -17.6%, while admissions declined by -6.01%.

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SAT Scores

88%

Submission Percentage

179

Scores Submitted

88% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton has a total enrollment of 755 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is 656 students and the part-time enrollment is 99. This means that 86.9% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.1% White, 16.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.74% Black or African American, 2.91% Asian, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.265% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.132% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (35.5%), followed by White Female (31.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 755 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is 656 and the part-time enrollment is 99. This means that 86.9% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

2017 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 Hazleton was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    499

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    122

  3. Black or African American

    66

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is 66.1% White, 16.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.74% Black or African American, 2.91% Asian, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.265% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.132% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 24 students (3.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 14 more women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton. The majority of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton are white (83 degrees awarded). There were 6.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is General Business (15 degrees awarded), followed by Other Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions (13 degrees) and General Psychology (9 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (66 degrees awarded), Psychology (9 degrees), and Protective Services (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 Hazleton are Registered nurses (1,438,161 people), Accountants & auditors (1,142,036 people), Other managers (817,562 people), Software developers (526,153 people), and Financial managers (458,647 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton are Health (66 degrees awarded), Psychology (9 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (6 degrees), and Business (15 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 Hazleton are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton are Health (66 degrees awarded), Psychology (9 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (6 degrees), and Business (15 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,915,388 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,022,956 people), Computer Systems Design (918,461 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (650,786 people), and Banking & related activities (584,694 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton are Health (66 degrees awarded), Psychology (9 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (6 degrees), and Business (15 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 Hazleton.

Most Common

  1. 15 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton was General Business with 15 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 47

  2. 61

In 2017, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton, which is 0.77 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (61).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 0.87 times less than the 23 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 23 degrees were awarded to women at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 1.15 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 33% of students graduating from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is Female and Asian (71.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.93% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    83 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    13 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is white (83 degrees awarded). There were 6.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

1.85% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    48 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is white female (48 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (35 degrees).

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Operations

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the false fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $N/A (N/A%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In false, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton employs 21 Assistant professors, 15 Associate professors, and 5 Professors. Most academics at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton are Male Assistant professors (11), Female Assistant professors(10), and Male Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton are: Service, with 28 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 14 employees, and Management with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

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0%

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the false fiscal year. The endowment of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $N/A - Federal

  2. $N/A - State

  3. $N/A - Local

As of false, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton received $N/A in grants and contracts from the federal government, $N/A from state grants and contracts, and $N/A from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

N/A Salaries

0%

growth from N/A

In N/A, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton paid a median of $N/A in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

0

Number of Employees

In N/A, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

21 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

28 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton were Assistant professor with 21 employees; Associate professor with 15 employees; and Associate professor with 5 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton were Service with 28 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 14 employees; and Management with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton was Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton.

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