Penn State Mont Alto

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
201 Shields Building
University Park, PA 16802-1294
(717) 749-6130
(800) 392-6173
Fax: (717) 749-6132

Contact: Anne Rohrbach
Executive Director for Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address
1 Campus Drive
Mont Alto, PA 17237-9703
(717) 749-6000

www.ma.psu.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 1,189
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 385
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,025

Setting
Rural setting
Rural community (under 2,500)
Residential 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: 86%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 82%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations B
Agricultural Business B
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
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 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

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies A,B
Human Nutrition B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature 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) A,B
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
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 A,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 Mont Alto Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (717) 749-6000
Website: montalto.psu.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: admissions.psu.edu/apply/
Address: 1 Campus Drive, Mont Alto, PA 17237-9700
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 830
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 48%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 564 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $13,702
Out-of-state Tuition: $21,886
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,379

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

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 212
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 22
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Grand total 2710

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto 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 $13,702
Out-of-state $21,886
Books and supplies $1,840

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $21,286
Out-of-state $27,010

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 191 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 168 83% $7,379
Student loan aid 142 70% $8,370

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 800 87% $5,799
Federal student loans 488 53% $6,505

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto. 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 Mont Alto students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 554 231 323
Percent admitted 100% 82% 72%
Percent admitted who enrolled 38% 43% 33%

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 Mont Alto Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 830
Undergraduate enrollment 830
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 Mont Alto Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*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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