Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton is a very small four-year, public school with 835 students enrolled. This school was established in 1934 and is one of the 3 schools located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
14
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are available at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 14 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Physical Therapy, Business, Management, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is worthwhile 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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton student retention rate is fair at 79% (above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton is below average: 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton is pretty good: 13:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,200
High
Average tuition price is high, $20,300 per year. The additional fees at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton beyond tuition are nearly $900; this makes it a total of $21,200 a year.

Read the details about Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton 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
84%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 763 applications were submitted and 640 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,700
Medium
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton, 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
D+
Unsafe
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $5,700 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton Location and Maps



Post Address: Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton, 76 University Drive, Hazleton, Pennsylvania 18202-8025, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton Location Map - City View

Learn More About Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Pennsylvania Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Business
Get details on 169 business schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, Scranton, York, Johnstown, Reading, and 105 other cities. Approximately 18,200 business degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for business programs in PA is roughly $26,300.

Computer Science
Read information about 183 computer science schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, York, Erie, Scranton, Harrisburg, Johnstown, and 107 other cities. About 8,500 computer science diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for computer science programs in PA is around $29,300.

Criminal Justice
Detailed information about 125 criminal justice schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Reading, Erie, Scranton, Altoona, and 80 more cities. About 6,200 criminal justice diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for criminal justice programs in PA: $21,200.

Electrical and Electronics
We list 71 electrical and electronics schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, Harrisburg, York, Bethlehem, Media, and 46 other cities. Around 1,700 electrical and electronics diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for electrical and electronics degree programs in PA is about $14,500.

Engineering
Read about 89 engineering schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, York, Johnstown, Bethlehem, University Park, and 63 more cities. About 10,700 engineering diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for engineering degree programs in PA is roughly $34,900.

General Studies
Get details on 133 general studies schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Scranton, Bethlehem, Erie, Monaca, and 93 other cities. About 7,300 general studies degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for general studies degree programs in PA - $18,700.

Industrial Technologies
Learn about 77 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, Reading, Bethlehem, Johnstown, Scranton, and 51 more cities. Approximately 2,500 industrial technologies diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for industrial technologies programs in PA is roughly $17,500.

Laboratory Assistance
We reviewed 55 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, Johnstown, Harrisburg, York, and 38 more cities. Around 800 laboratory assistance diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for laboratory assistance degree programs in PA - $16,000.

Management
Read about 181 management schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Lancaster, York, Reading, Scranton, and 108 more cities. About 19,300 management diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for management degree programs in PA is approximately $26,900.

Medical Assistant
Get details on 148 medical assistant schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, York, Scranton, Johnstown, Reading, and 86 other cities. About 10,300 medical assistant diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for medical assistant degree programs in PA is approximately $19,100.

Nursing
Our directory contains 148 nursing schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Scranton, Reading, Bethlehem, New Kensington, and 93 other cities. About 14,800 nursing diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for nursing programs in PA is around $24,600.

Physical Therapy
Read information about 36 physical therapy schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton, Bryn Mawr, Dallas, Mont Alto, Summerdale, and 26 other cities. Approximately 1,700 physical therapy diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for physical therapy programs in PA is about $28,300.

Psychology
Read about 130 psychology schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Bethlehem, Erie, Scranton, Williamsport, and 89 more cities. About 10,200 psychology diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for psychology programs in PA: $28,100.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges