Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

Reading, PA
University Website: www.bk.psu.edu/
Apply Online: admissions.psu.edu/apply/

Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $19,548.00 avg tuition

Tulpehocken Rd
Reading, PA 19610-1016
(610) 396-6000

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.psu.edu/
Financial Aid:
www.psu.edu/studentaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

Statistics:
Applied 2,909
Admitted 2,371 82%
Enrolled total 894
Full Time: 881
Part Time 13
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 420 530
SAT Math 440 560
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 410 520
ACT Composite 17 23
ACT English 17 22
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 6 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 37%
6-year graduation rate 64%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $12,776.00 $12,776.00 $19,548.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $860.00 $860.00 $860.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $532.00 $532.00 $815.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,172.00 $17,172.00 $23,332.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $860.00 $860.00 $860.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $716.00 $716.00 $972.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,432.00 $9,432.00 $3,906.00
Other Expenses $4,050.00 $4,050.00 $3,906.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $65.00
Books and Supplies $1,536.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 83%
Percent receiving grant aid 51%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,143.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 74%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,896.00

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Business and Management, Other X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business/Commerce, General X X
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Elementary Education and Teaching X
ENGINEERING
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Occupational Therapist Assistant X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Acting X

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
NRF Next Generation Scholarship Up to $25,000 October 14, 2016
FIRST Scholarship - Penn State $2,500 February 28, 2017
FIRST Scholarship - US Navy ROTC 100% of tuition October 01, 2016

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