Pennsylvania State University-World Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,174

1.25% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$23,129

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.11%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

57.5%

1,561 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

13,411

19.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25.7%

9 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is a higher education institution located in Centre County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus were Registered Nursing (144 degrees awarded), General Psychology (143 degrees), and General Business (121 degrees).

In 2016, 3,431 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus. 46.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,488 degrees), 11.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (211 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is $13,174, which is $-6,986 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is $13,174, which is $-6,986 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,129.

In 2016, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,174

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus was $13,174. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is $-6,986 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$23,129

2016 Value

0.392%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Pennsylvania State University-World Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,129. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-World Campus grew by 0.392%.

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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-World Campus 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

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.32% with respect to 2015, when 76% 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.

5.11%

2015 Default Rate

983

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus 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-World Campus received 1,561 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 38.8% annual growth. Out of those 1,561 applicants, 898 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.5% acceptance rate.

There were 13,411 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus in 2016, and 18% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-World Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 36.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

898

Accepted Out of 1,561

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pennsylvania State University-World Campus was 57.5% (898 admissions from 1,561 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 60.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 38.8%, while admissions grew by 31.7%.

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SAT Scores

18%

Submission Percentage

60

Scores Submitted

18% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pennsylvania State University-World Campus has a total enrollment of 13,411 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is 2,639 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,772. This means that 19.7% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.4% White, 8.55% Hispanic or Latino, 7.17% Black or African American, 4.44% Asian, 3.28% Two or More Races, 0.276% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.261% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.6%), followed by White Male (29.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.03%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.8%), followed by White Male (28.8%) and Black or African American Female (9.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

19.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,411 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is 2,639 and the part-time enrollment is 10,772. This means that 19.7% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

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-World Campus was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Pennsylvania State University-World Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,310

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,147

  3. Black or African American

    962

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is 69.4% White, 8.55% Hispanic or Latino, 7.17% Black or African American, 4.44% Asian, 3.28% Two or More Races, 0.276% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.261% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 436 students (3.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 215 fewer women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-World Campus. The majority of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus are white (2,488 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (211 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is Registered Nursing (144 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (143 degrees) and General Business (121 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Math & Statistics (132 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (530 degrees), and Protective Services (294 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-World Campus are Software developers, applications & systems software (489,416 people), Miscellaneous managers (415,218 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (314,468 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (214,904 people), and Police officers (167,897 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus are Math & Statistics (132 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (530 degrees), Protective Services (294 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (310 degrees), and Agriculture (51 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-World Campus are Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus are Math & Statistics (132 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (530 degrees), Protective Services (294 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (310 degrees), and Agriculture (51 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-World Campus are Computer Systems Design (649,098 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (469,884 people), Elementary & secondary schools (421,893 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (368,876 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (267,428 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus are Math & Statistics (132 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (530 degrees), Protective Services (294 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (310 degrees), and Agriculture (51 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-World Campus.

Most Common

  1. 144 degrees awarded

  2. 143 degrees awarded

  3. 121 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus was Registered Nursing with 144 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,823

  2. 1,608

In 2016, 1,823 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus, which is 1.13 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,608).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 287 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus in Geography, which is 1.89 times more than the 152 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 160 degrees were awarded to women at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus in Labor & Industrial Relations, which is 3.2 times more than the 50 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%

100% Completion Time

20%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 10% of students graduating from Pennsylvania State University-World Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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

    2,488 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    211 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    204 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is white (2,488 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (211 degrees).

3.76% of degree recipients (129 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,337 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,151 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    116 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is white male (1,337 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,151 degrees).

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Operations

Pennsylvania State University-World Campus 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 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

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The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 101 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 91 employees, and Management with 75 employees.

Finances

Endowment

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N/A Endowment

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs 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

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

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Salary Expenditure

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Benefits Expenditure

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

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N/A Salaries

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The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

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Instructional Salaries

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Number of Employees

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This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

101 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 101 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 91 employees; and Management with 75 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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

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