Penn State Lehigh Valley

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
201 Shields Building
University Park, PA 16802-1294
(610) 285-5035
Fax: (610) 285-5220

Contact: Anne Rohrbach
Executive Director for Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address
8380 Mohr Lane
Fogelsville, PA 18051-9999
(610) 285-5000

www.lv.psu.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 779
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 213
Degree-seeking undergrads: 676
Graduate enrollment: 37

Setting
Suburban setting
Rural community (under 2,500)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 81%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations B
Agricultural Business A
Agricultural Education Services B
Agricultural Mechanization B
Agriculture – General B
Agronomy/Crop Science B
Animal Sciences B
Food Science B
Horticulture Science B
Landscaping B
Soil Science and Agronomy B
Turf Management B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Design and applied arts B
Film Studies B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bacteriology B
Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biomedical Sciences B
Pathology – Human/Animal B
Toxicology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Labor/Personnel Relations B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems A,B

Education

Adult/Continuing Teacher Education B
Art Teacher Education B
Educational Evaluation/Research B
Elementary Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

Engineering

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering B
Architectural Engineering B
Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Engineering Science B
Environmental Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Materials Science B
Mechanical Engineering B
Mining/Mineral Engineering B
Nuclear Engineering B
Petroleum B

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Technical/Business Writing B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies A,B
Human Nutrition B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Italian B
Japanese B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Communication Disorders B
Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
Premedicine B
Rehabilitation and therapeutic studies B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Medieval/Renaissance Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forest Sciences/Biology B
Forest Technology B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Atmospheric Sciences B
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Science Technologies

Biology Technician B

Security & Protective Services

Forensic Technologies B
Law Enforcement Administration B
Security and protective services B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Archaeology B
Development Economics B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (610) 285-5000
Website: lehighvalley.psu.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: admissions.psu.edu/apply/
Address: 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA 18034-8447
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 912
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 463 (51% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $14,468
Out-of-state Tuition: $23,028
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,001

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 413
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Education 32
Engineering 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 11216

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $14,468
Out-of-state $23,028
Books and supplies $1,840

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $22,252
Out-of-state $28,352

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 212 88%
Grant or scholarship aid 168 69% $8,001
Student loan aid 135 56% $6,471

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 715 79% $5,467
Federal student loans 453 50% $6,214

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley. 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 Lehigh Valley students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,045 566 479
Percent admitted 100% 87% 83%
Percent admitted who enrolled 22% 24% 20%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 Lehigh Valley Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 912
Undergraduate enrollment 912
Graduate enrollment 0

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 Lehigh Valley Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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