Pennsylvania State University – World Campus

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Pennsylvania State University-World Campus Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(814) 865-5403
Type of School:4-year, Public
Address:128 Outreach Building, University Park, PA 16802-1503
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:13,411
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:0 (0% 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:$13,678
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,678
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,945

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Pennsylvania State University-World Campus Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1121
Architecture and Related Services1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8258
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4111
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences111
Health Professions and Related Programs5116
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service142
Legal Professions and Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences22
Public Administration and Social Service Professions212
Social Sciences131
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total4572839

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pennsylvania State University-World Campus 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
Books and supplies$1,840

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid11285%
Grant or scholarship aid9773%$4,945
Student loan aid8464%$7,968

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,46775%$3,440
Federal student loans3,96555%$8,938

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pennsylvania State University-World Campus. 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-World Campus students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants1,561776785
Percent admitted100%61%54%
Percent admitted who enrolled21%20%22%

Admissions Considerations

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

Pennsylvania State University-World Campus Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment13,411
Undergraduate enrollment7,919
Graduate enrollment5,492

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Pennsylvania State University-World Campus Accreditation

This institution is accredited by

Specialized institution accreditations:

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