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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    C-
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A+
Penn State Brandywine is an above-average public college located in Middletown Township, Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,186 undergraduate students. The Penn State Brandywine acceptance rate is 83%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Human Development. Graduating 43% of students, Penn State Brandywine alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,600.
About Penn State Brandywine...
Athletic Division
Other
Athletic Conference
Address
25 Yearsley Mill Road
Media, PA 19063
Branch of
Penn State
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Penn State Brandywine Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
860-1080
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$13,410/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,097/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,534/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,105/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,651/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,392/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.16 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.17 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.17 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,186Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
Report
  • Determined!
    56%
  • Indifferent/careless
    44%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
77%
of students say they don't have Greek life.13 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.25 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
Report
  • Feels like high school
    57%
  • Home
    43%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.10 responses
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Penn State Brandywine is an intimate campus with a few students but amazing faculty. Due to the small size it is very easy for a student to get a one on one meeting with professors to clear up doubts or to ask advice, something that I often did. Every facility is well thought of and provided. Moreover the diversity at this campus is vast which is a refreshing experience for an international student. The courses are very interesting and the teachers make it even more so. There are regular field trips which amount to an amazing, very American experience to people who are new to this country. I would definitely urge future students who have chosen Penn State today least spend a year here!
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Some professors are clearly very good at what they do. Find them and stick to them! The administrative side of the campus is lacking and often gives confusing information or misguides. Double check everything.
Pen State Brandywine is a small campus with around 1,500 students, which gives the feeling of a tight-knit community. However, it is supplied with the resources that most larger colleges do, so every student is accounted for.