Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny is a very small four-year, public school with 635 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1947 and is the only school located in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
5
At Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny you can receive your associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 5 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Management, Business, Communication and Journalism, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
75%
The rate of student retention at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny is fair at 75% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,000
Average tuition charges are high, around $19,100 a year. The additional fees at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $900, which totals $20,000 per year.

Read the details about Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
81%
As reported in recent government data, 719 applications were submitted and 583 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 300 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $4,900 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny Location and Maps



Post Address: Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Dr, McKeesport, Pennsylvania 15131-7644, USA
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