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Address3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona, PA 16601-3777
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Diverse Fields
Highest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree

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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $15,206 for in-state students and $24,916 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $15,214 for Pennsylvania residents and $25,391 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $57,200. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $67,800 after graduating from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
Penn State Altoona 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is 91% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28%. The average graduation rate is 64%. Total 3,244 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2020 Key Academics Stats at Penn State Altoona
Acceptance Rate »91%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) »28%
Graduation Rate »64%
Retention Rate81%(full-time), 56% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.14% (14 to 1)
Student Population »3,244 (all undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,044
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$57,200
Average Salary by Field of Study$26,700 - $67,800

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Penn State Altoona
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Penn State Altoona provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Penn State Altoona
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona.
Penn State Altoona Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity901

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