|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
|Dormitory capacity||805 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,164 applications and 1,883 students were granted admission. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks is at the #85 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 7% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 78% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||870 to 1110|
|ACT||19 to 24|
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $21,874 and in-state students paid $13,868.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 87% of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,237 (which is 4.4% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks in 2016-2017, was 579, which is 74% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,608 (which is 5.8% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks has enrolled a total of 2,888 students (2,553 students full-time and 335 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,888 students, 112 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 58% men and 42% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 35 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 10%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||20%||231||75|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||13%||150||50|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||7%||78||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||5%||62|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||4%||48|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||42|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks graduates 6 years after enrollment is $38,600. Last year, out of the total 22,314 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 20,975 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 22,752 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 20,932 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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