Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: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 660 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1958 and is one of the 2 colleges located in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
Fair
At Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington you can earn your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Business, Computer Science, Management, and Radiology Technology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
67%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington is relatively low at 67% (below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington is below average - 59%.

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

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,400
High
Average tuition cost is high, $19,500 per year. The additional fees at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington beyond tuition are roughly $900; which makes it a total of $20,400 annually.

Read the details about Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington 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
As reported in recent government data, 508 applications were submitted and 402 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
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
Yes
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington. 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.

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

Based on the college crime information, Pennsylvania State University Penn State New Kensington appears 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 Seventh Street Road, New Kensington, Pennsylvania 15068-1765, USA
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