Pennsylvania State University, Altoona (Penn State)

Altoona, PA

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Pennsylvania State University, Altoona

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Student Essentials

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Lions
Website: www.aa.psu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 13,900
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 20,794
Retention Rate: 84%
Enrollment: 4,319
Year Established: 1939

About Penn State

If you want the comfort of a smaller, private college with access to the opportunities and resources of a major university, take a look at Pennsylvania State University (PSU) at Altoona.

The school is part of the Pennsylvania State University system and offers academics in the following types of programs: Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology, Elementary and Kindergarten Education, Nursing, Security and Risk Analysis, and Visual Art Studies. Credits for hundreds of majors are transferrable to other PSU campuses as well.

Continuing education courses and study abroad programs are also offered. Working adults with busy schedules can earn their degrees in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Organizational Leadership, and more.

Some additional features of the school include:
*Active college life (clubs, Greek Life, sports teams, etc.)
*Career planning services
*Commitment to community service
*Comprehensive online library
*Discounted tuition rates for state residents
*Financial aid awarded to those who qualify
*Honors programs
*Internship and research opportunities
*Student government
*On-campus Montessori preschool
*Online application process for admissions
*Pre-professional groups
*Tutoring and other learning resources

Students are exposed to a wealth of experiences at Pennsylvania State University Altoona. For more information, contact the school today.

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Penn State Map & Location

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona
3000 Ivyside Pk
Altoona, PA 16601


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Getting Around Penn State

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Transit

No transit. This area lacks public transportation.

0/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Altoona, PA

Winter
Dec
37
23
Jan
33
18
Feb
37
20
Spring
Mar
45
28
Apr
59
38
May
68
48
Summer
Jun
77
56
Jul
81
61
Aug
80
59
Fall
Sep
72
52
Oct
61
41
Nov
49
33

Penn State Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,313
Freshman Class 1,441
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,319

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 83%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 4%
African American 7%
Caucasian 83%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 47%
Men 53%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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Pennsylvania State University, Altoona

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