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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona (PA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public3,244 StudentsIn State: $33,396/yrOut of state: $42,648/yr

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona offers 99% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $4,131. Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona is a public college located in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Its student population is 3,244. It is a four-year, medium, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 91%. Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona 4 year graduation rate is 44% .


Merit Aid Stats For Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$4,131

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
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$4,958

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 91%
  • Avg. high school GPA NA
  • Avg. ACT 22.5
  • Avg. SAT 1090
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Upcoming Deadlines For Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona


  • Early decision 1 - Deadline
    Nov 1
  • Early decision 1 - Notification
    Dec 24
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona $42,648 99% $4,131 91%
Mississippi State University $40,920 102% $3,800 57%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Mid East Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona $42,648 99% $4,131 91%
Moravian College $64,107 100% $23,305 73%
Lycoming College $58,059 97% $26,637 66%
Neumann University $49,960 97% $16,864 69%
Drexel University $58,514 100% $15,641 77%
Muhlenberg College $69,945 94% $16,101 62%
Washington College $65,286 100% $19,897 64%
Fairleigh Dickinson University Florham Campus n/a * 99% $18,141 84%
Nazareth College $52,145 100% $21,483 64%
Seton Hill University $51,332 102% $18,135 75%
Saint John Fisher College $50,300 100% $13,847 64%
Point Park University $48,510 98% $13,082 65%
Messiah College $50,380 98% $15,580 79%
Goucher College $63,850 99% $22,146 80%
Washington & Jefferson College $64,082 100% $29,014 82%
Lebanon Valley College $60,710 96% $22,205 78%
Allegheny College $65,400 95% $29,497 64%
Mount St. Mary's University $58,620 94% $20,831 68%
Marywood University $52,913 98% $18,010 76%
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Fayette Eberly $23,726 94% $2,488 80%
Colleges in Mid East Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona 91 $86,800
University Of Nevada Reno 88 $95,000
Illinois State University 89 $95,000
University Of Maine 92 $95,000
University Of New Haven 84 $94,800
California State University Stanislaus 86 $94,200
Pacific University 85 $94,000
Utah State University 89 $93,900
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona 91 $42,648
William Paterson University Of New Jersey 93 $38,408
Trinity Washington University 95 $38,490
Waynesburg University 91 $38,500
Sonoma State University 90 $38,506
Western Kentucky University 97 $38,662
Mansfield University Of Pennsylvania 92 $38,752
University Of Nevada Las Vegas 82 $38,829
University Of Nevada Reno 88 $38,865
Grace College And Theological Seminary 82 $38,878
Huntington University 83 $38,974
University Of Nebraska At Omaha 82 $39,056
Johnson State College 84 $39,070
Spalding University 96 $39,278
Western Washington University 88 $39,495
Wilmington College 85 $39,500
Campbellsville University 83 $39,586
Wilson College 92 $39,854
Life University 94 $39,901
New Jersey City University 96 $40,011
Bluefield College 95 $40,132
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona 91 44%
Nichols College 82 48%
Longwood University 89 48%
Moody Bible Institute 95 48%
Saint Martin's University 96 47%
Wilson College 92 47%
Loyola University New Orleans 94 47%
University Of Northwestern St Paul 93 47%
Illinois State University 89 47%
Robert Morris University 84 47%
Chestnut Hill College 96 47%
Otis College Of Art And Design 94 47%
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Erie Behrend College 89 47%
Ave Maria University 83 46%
University Of Detroit Mercy 83 46%
Benedictine College 93 46%
Columbia College 96 46%
The College Of Saint Rose 87 46%
Mount Saint Mary's University 84 46%
Arizona State University Tempe 85 45%
Iowa State University 91 45%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona 99% $4,131
Plymouth State University 97% $4,558
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