Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington is a very small four-year, public school with 715 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1958 and is the only college located in Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
13
At Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington you can earn your associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 13 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Computer Science, Management, Business, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
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 normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
The student retention rate at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington is fair at 71% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington is pretty good, 12:1. Learn more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,000
Average tuition costs are high - about $19,100 a year. The additional fees at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington not covered by tuition are nearly $900; which makes it a total of $20,000 per year.

Read the details about Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington 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
80%
According to government data, 528 applications were submitted and 422 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington, 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.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington.

Based on the college crime numbers, Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington Location and Maps



Post Address: Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington, 3550 7th Street Road Rte 780, Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068-1765, USA
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