Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington (Penn State)

New Kensington, PA

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Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington

Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington

Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington Student Essentials

Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.nk.psu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 13,300
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 19,856
Retention Rate: 71%
Enrollment: 1,003
Year Established: 1958

About Penn State

If you’re a resident of New Kensington, Pennsylvania, and seek a top-notch, Big Ten university education without having to relocate to an enormous campus, you should consider the New Kensington Pennsylvania State University campus.

The campus offers academics in more than five associate’s degrees, eight bachelor’s degrees and one master’s degree, but you can also begin the first two years of study of any of Penn State’s more than 160 major programs.

Programs unique to the New Kensington campus include:

  • Biomedical Engineering Technology
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Information Sciences and Technology
  • Master’s of Education in Teaching and Curriculum

Like all Penn State campuses, New Kensington is dedicated to involvement with the local community. Many service learning opportunities and outreach programs are available through groups like the Adult Learner Society, Lion Ambassadors and Urban Gaming Club.

Remaining on campus is just as enjoyable, as the Office of Student Life works hard to ensure that students of all interests have opportunities to enhance their educational experience. From movie nights, performing artists and concerts to regional activities to multicultural programs, the school has many ways for you to get involved.

If you’re interested in applying, you can complete an application today. The factors which determine admissions include high school GPA, class rank, standardized test scores and extracurricular involvement.

Pennsylvania residents receive lower tuition costs, but financial aid is available to all eligible students.

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Penn State Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington 5 stars overall.

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Penn State Map & Location

Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington
3550 7th Street Road Rte 780
New Kensington, PA 15068


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Getting Around Penn State

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

1/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for New Kensington, PA

Winter
Dec
40
24
Jan
36
20
Feb
40
21
Spring
Mar
49
28
Apr
62
38
May
71
47
Summer
Jun
80
56
Jul
83
61
Aug
83
59
Fall
Sep
76
52
Oct
64
41
Nov
52
33

Penn State Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 997
Freshman Class 195
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,003

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 84%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 2%
African American 5%
Caucasian 84%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%
Women 43%
Men 57%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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