Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,718

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$13,521

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.11%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

82.6%

499 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

686

77.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

50%

90 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is a higher education institution located in Westmoreland County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington were Information Science (21 degrees awarded), General Psychology (20 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (11 degrees).

In 2016, 111 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington. 52.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (96 degrees), 16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is $12,718, which is $-11,697 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is $12,718, which is $-11,697 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,521.

In 2016, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,718

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington was $12,718. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is $-11,697 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$13,521

2016 Value

4.96%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,521. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington grew by 4.96%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,926

Room and Board

$1,840

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington was of $10,926 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,840. The cost of room and board increased by 3.58% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.55% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.65% with respect to 2015, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

5.11%

2015 Default Rate

983

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington was 5.11%, which represents 983 out of the 19227 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 New Kensington received 499 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.77% annual decline. Out of those 499 applicants, 412 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.6% acceptance rate.

There were 686 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington in 2016, and 56% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington has an overall enrollment yield of 48.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

412

Accepted Out of 499

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington was 82.6% (412 admissions from 499 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 79.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -1.77%, while admissions grew by 2.49%.

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SAT Scores

56%

Submission Percentage

112

Scores Submitted

56% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington has a total enrollment of 686 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is 534 students and the part-time enrollment is 152. This means that 77.8% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84% White, 5.25% Black or African American, 2.48% Hispanic or Latino, 2.48% Two or More Races, 1.17% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (54.5%), followed by White Female (30.1%) and Black or African American Male (3.75%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 686 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is 534 and the part-time enrollment is 152. This means that 77.8% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%

2016 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 New Kensington was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    576

  2. Black or African American

    36

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    17

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is 84% White, 5.25% Black or African American, 2.48% Hispanic or Latino, 2.48% Two or More Races, 1.17% 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 Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 21 students (3.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 5 more women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington. The majority of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are white (96 degrees awarded). There were 16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is Information Science (21 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (20 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (23 degrees awarded), Psychology (20 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are Software developers, applications & systems software (460,229 people), Miscellaneous managers (382,915 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (216,891 people), Counselors (192,856 people), and Social workers (170,802 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (23 degrees awarded), Psychology (20 degrees), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), Communications (6 degrees), and Protective Services (7 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 New Kensington are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (23 degrees awarded), Psychology (20 degrees), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), Communications (6 degrees), and Protective Services (7 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 New Kensington are Computer Systems Design (631,354 people), Elementary & secondary schools (516,471 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (411,745 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (336,661 people), and Hospitals (298,729 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (23 degrees awarded), Psychology (20 degrees), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), Communications (6 degrees), and Protective Services (7 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 New Kensington.

Most Common

  1. 21 degrees awarded

  2. 20 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington was Information Science with 21 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 53

  2. 58

In 2016, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington, which is 0.914 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (58).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington in Information Science, which is 4.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 16 degrees were awarded to women at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington in General Psychology, which is 4 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 22% of students graduating from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington 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%.

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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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    96 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is white (96 degrees awarded). There were 16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

0.901% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    51 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington is white female (51 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (45 degrees).

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Operations

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $N/A (N/A%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In N/A, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $N/A on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington employs 17 Instructors, 12 Associate professors, and 6 Assistant professors. Most academics at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are Female Instructors (11), Male Associate professors(7), and Male Instructors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington are: Office and Administrative Support, with 12 employees, Management, with 9 employees, and Service with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

N/A Endowment

N/A

N/A from N/A

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The endowment of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington N/A N/A from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Diverse Fields 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 N/A, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington 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

Primary Expenses

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Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In N/A, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $N/A on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

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N/A Salaries

0%

growth from N/A

In N/A, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington 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 Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

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Instructional Salaries

N/A

Number of Employees

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

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

17 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

12 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington were Instructor with 17 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington were Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees; Management with 9 employees; and Service with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington was Female Instructor with 11 employees, Male Associate professor with 7 employees, and Male Instructor with 6 employees.

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