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Penn State Beaver
  • 4 Year
  • MONACA, PA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Penn State Beaver is a public college located in Center Township, Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 548 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Penn State Beaver acceptance rate is 64%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Management Sciences and Information Systems. Graduating 46% of students, Penn State Beaver alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,100.

About

100 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
MONACA, PA 15061
Branch of
Penn State
About Penn State Beaver...
Athletic Division
USCAA
Athletic Conference
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Penn State Beaver Rankings

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PSU Beaver Admissions

Acceptance Rate
64%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1210
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$16,711 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,378 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 9 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 12 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 12 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    70%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
548 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
74
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Determined
    44%
  • Different
    44%
  • Stressed
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
92%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 13 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 20 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Its okay
    33%
  • Unique
    22%
  • Home away from home
    11%
  • Interactive
    11%
  • Scool Dayz
    11%
  • Underrated
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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