B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    A+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    A+
Penn State Mont Alto is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Other
Athletic Conference
Address
1 Campus Drive
Mont Alto, PA 17237
Branch of
Penn State
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Penn State Mont Alto 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
78%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
850-1100
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$20,183/ 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
    $16,022/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,918/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,568/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,251/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,819/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.21 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.20 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.20 responses
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
661Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
18%
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Campus Life

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%

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Penn State Mont Alto is a very good school. The faculty and staff are very nice and welcoming, ready to help you take on anything that you're having trouble with. You'll be able to connect with the professors on a higher level then other schools. Mont Alto being as small as it is, it gives you a great opportunity to get to know the campus and make friends. The campus is 75% commuters in case you're a commuter and may need to make a commuter friend to help you get back and forth to school. The campus scenery is amazing, the trees, flowers, birds, etc. There isn't much to do around the premises of the campus if you are without a car, however, faculty and maybe even you will work to help bring fun activities to the campus for free or just a small fee.
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Scheduling classes are typical for college. With a smaller campus there aren't as many options for class times. Transferring credits here was fairly easy and the advisors look to see if classes can be substituted if they don't immediately transfer.
Everything is readily available to you and easy to find. The campus is small and it is easy to meet new people. The professors are sure to tell you about upcoming campus activities so you don't miss out!