Penn State – Harrisburg

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(717) 948-6250
Website:harrisburg.psu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:admissions.psu.edu/apply/
Address:777 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057-4846
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,046
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):61%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,975 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$14,828
Out-of-state Tuition:$22,834
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:77%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,483

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1175
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services221
Education3261
Engineering53
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities121
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Psychology13
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1111
Social Sciences1
Grand total11231253

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1121
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services121
Education231
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions111
Grand total52872

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,828
Out-of-state$22,834
Books and supplies$1,840

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$20,772
Out-of-state$27,064

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid65577%
Grant or scholarship aid53362%$7,483
Student loan aid48056%$8,986

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,09980%$5,987
Federal student loans2,30660%$7,245

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,1532,2681,885
Percent admitted100%84%85%
Percent admitted who enrolled25%26%23%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,046
Undergraduate enrollment4,200
Graduate enrollment846

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Accreditation

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