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 580 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1947 and is the only school located in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
9
Few
At Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny you can receive your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 9 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Psychology, Communication and Journalism, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
79%
Good
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.

The rate of student retention at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny is fair at 79% (above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny is low: 49%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny is good -- 11:1. Read more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,500
High
Average tuition charges are high, $19,500 a year. The additional fees at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny not covered by tuition are nearly $1,000; which totals $20,500 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
Doable
According to government data, 594 applications were submitted and 468 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,700
Medium
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+
Dicey
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 300 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, about $5,700 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Pennsylvania State University Penn State Greater Allegheny appears 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 Drive, McKeesport, Pennsylvania 15132-7644, USA
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