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Pennsylvania State University Main Campus (PA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public46,810 StudentsIn State: $15,542/yrOut of state: $23,726/yr

Pennsylvania State University Main Campus offers 23% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $5,444. Pennsylvania State University Main Campus is a public college located in University Park, Pennsylvania. Its student population is 46,810. It is a four-year, large, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 56%. Pennsylvania State University Main Campus 4 year graduation rate is 67% .


Merit Aid Stats For Pennsylvania State University Main Campus


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$5,444

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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$4,972

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 56%
  • Avg. high school GPA NA
  • Avg. ACT 27.5
  • Avg. SAT 1260
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Upcoming Deadlines For Pennsylvania State University Main Campus


  • Early decision 1 - Deadline
    Nov 1
  • Early decision 1 - Notification
    Dec 24
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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 Main Campus $23,726 23% $5,444 56%
University Of Iowa $45,854 21% $5,528 83%
University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign $46,562 22% $5,202 62%
University Of Houston $41,154 24% $5,141 62%
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 Main Campus $23,726 23% $5,444 56%
Bloomsburg University Of Pennsylvania $36,626 20% $2,953 77%
Bryn Mawr College $73,990 27% $16,041 34%
Rutgers University Camden $48,560 26% $6,256 71%
Cuny Bernard M Baruch College $40,139 19% $2,452 39%
Indiana University Of Pennsylvania Main Campus $33,065 23% $1,985 93%
Towson University $41,960 24% $4,659 79%
Suny At Albany $42,460 23% $3,853 52%
University At Buffalo $46,761 20% $3,869 56%
Suny College At Geneseo $35,541 23% $3,750 65%
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 Main Campus 56 $105,500
Chapman University 54 $99,400
Cuny City College 48 $99,100
Lawrence University 62 $98,800
Furman 61 $98,800
Morehouse College 58 $98,700
Ohio State University Main Campus 52 $98,600
University At Buffalo 56 $98,000
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 Main Campus 56 $23,726
Minnesota State University Moorhead 60 $21,613
Southwest Minnesota State University 60 $21,626
Huston Tillotson University 47 $21,914
Central State University 57 $22,356
West Texas A & M University 65 $23,012
Dillard University 61 $23,078
Pennsylvania State University World Campus 54 $23,726
Northwestern Oklahoma State University 62 $23,733
Central Baptist College 61 $24,300
Western Illinois University 59 $24,313
Lake Superior State University 63 $25,272
Edward Waters College 56 $25,283
University Of Wisconsin Madison 52 $25,973
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 Main Campus 56 67%
Illinois Wesleyan University 59 71%
Luther College 63 71%
Southern Methodist University 51 71%
Syracuse University 50 70%
Augustana College 64 70%
University Of Connecticut 49 70%
Loyola Marymount University 47 70%
University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign 62 70%
Allegheny College 64 69%
Chapman University 54 69%
University Of San Diego 53 69%
Springfield College 63 68%
Saint Louis University 58 68%
Suny College At Geneseo 65 68%
Robert Morris University Illinois 63 68%
Converse College 59 67%
University Of San Francisco 65 67%
Concordia College At Moorhead 61 67%
University Of Massachusetts Amherst 60 67%
Westmont College 62 67%
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 Main Campus 23% $5,444
University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign 22% $5,202
University Of Houston 24% $5,141
University Of Minnesota Twin Cities 28% $5,058
Suny Oneonta 30% $4,943
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