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FINANCIAL AID RATE

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STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

9:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$7,661

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Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Greater Allegheny (Penn State)

201 Old Main, University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Greater Allegheny provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and publically funded. The school's smaller size in terms of enrollment, about 770 students, allows students to have a more hands on education due to the number of students per class and ease of access to professors.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Greater Allegheny offers:

  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Communications
  • Liberal Arts

Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken to apply to Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Greater Allegheny. Scores between 13 - 22 on the ACT or 1110 - 1480 on the SAT are required to greatly increase your chances for admission. Approximately 80 percent of all students that applied were admitted at this school, with 40 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information on admissions can be found here.

The tuition at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Greater Allegheny varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay around $14,000 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $21,000 for the year. On-campus housing is available for students, which costs around $5,200 per year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements.

Students who would like to learn more about this school may visit their website at http://www.ga.psu.edu/.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants Penn State accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Greater Allegheny has a total student population of about 460, where graduate students make up roughly 25% of the student body.

$17,900

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $17,900. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $65 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State Tuition: $13,000-$15,000
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $21,000-$25,570
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $520-$630 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $890-$1,100 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$7,775
Receiving Student Loans64%$6,873
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Greater Allegheny may offer student services like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students

Intercollegiate Athletics

Penn State is a Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA), with many of the sports being in the USCAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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Get more information about the programs offered by Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Greater Allegheny by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • English Language and Literature

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