Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,718

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,228

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.93%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

74.8%

733 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

917

71.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

43%

126 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is a higher education institution located in Franklin County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto were General Human Development & Family Studies (15 degrees awarded), General Business (14 degrees), and Information Science (8 degrees).

In 2017, 118 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (103 degrees), 14.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (7 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is $12,718, which is $-172 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is $12,718, which is $-172 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,228.

In 2017, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,718

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto was $12,718. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is $-172 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$19,228

2017 Value

4.73%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,228. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto grew by 4.73%.

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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 Mont Alto 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

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.3% with respect to 2016, when 87% 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 Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto received 733 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 3.09% annual growth. Out of those 733 applicants, 548 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.8% acceptance rate.

There were 917 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto in 2017, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto has an overall enrollment yield of 37%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

548

Accepted Out of 733

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto was 74.8% (548 admissions from 733 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 3.09%, while admissions declined by -0.725%.

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SAT Scores

88%

Submission Percentage

181

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto has a total enrollment of 917 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is 653 students and the part-time enrollment is 264. This means that 71.2% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.2% White, 6.65% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Black or African American, 3.27% Two or More Races, 2.4% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.2%), followed by White Male (37.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.36%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto, both undergraduate and graduate, is 917 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is 653 and the part-time enrollment is 264. This means that 71.2% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    635

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    61

  3. Black or African American

    41

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is 69.2% White, 6.65% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Black or African American, 3.27% Two or More Races, 2.4% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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, 124 students (13.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 24 more women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto. The majority of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto are white (103 degrees awarded). There were 14.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (7 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is General Human Development & Family Studies (15 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (14 degrees) and Information Science (8 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (15 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (18 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 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 Mont Alto are Registered nurses (1,388,545 people), Accountants & auditors (1,115,840 people), Other managers (734,170 people), Software developers (512,780 people), and Financial managers (438,530 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto are Natural Resources & Conservation (15 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (18 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), Health (45 degrees), and Business (20 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto are Natural Resources & Conservation (15 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (18 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), Health (45 degrees), and Business (20 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 Mont Alto are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,758,381 people), Computer Systems Design (871,195 people), Elementary & secondary schools (758,578 people), Banking & related activities (548,626 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (514,965 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto are Natural Resources & Conservation (15 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (18 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), Health (45 degrees), and Business (20 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 Mont Alto.

Most Common

  1. 15 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto was General Human Development & Family Studies with 15 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 47

  2. 71

In 2017, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto, which is 0.662 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (71).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto in Forest Technology, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to women at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto in Occupational Therapist Assistant, which is 18 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 27% of students graduating from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 1.59% 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

    103 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is white (103 degrees awarded). There were 14.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (7 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    62 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    41 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is white female (62 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (41 degrees).

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Operations

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto employs 35 Instructors, 13 Associate professors, and 5 Assistant professors. Most academics at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto are Female Instructors (24), Male Instructors(11), and Male Associate professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto are: Service, with 29 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

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0%

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto 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

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

35 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

29 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto were Instructor with 35 employees; Associate professor with 13 employees; and Associate professor with 5 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto were Service with 29 employees; Management with 12 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto was Female Instructor with 24 employees, Male Instructor with 11 employees, and Male Associate professor with 11 employees.

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