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Students at Penn State

About the Students

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What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 238 responses
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  • We are...Penn State
    61%
  • Pride
    11%
  • Multi-faceted
    8%
  • Let's Party
    8%
  • Stressed
    4%
  • Determined
    3%
  • Accepting
    3%
Female Undergrads
47%
Male Undergrads
53%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    56%
  • Out-of-State
    33%
  • International
    11%
  • Unknown
    1%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    1%
  • 18-19
    36%
  • 20-21
    49%
  • 22-24
    12%
  • Over 25
    2%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    11%
  • $30k-$48k
    7%
  • $49k-$75k
    13%
  • $76k-$110k
    17%
  • $110k+
    51%

Ethnic Diversity

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57%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.380 responses
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65%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).378 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    4%
  • Asian
    6%
  • Hispanic
    6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    11%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    2%
  • White
    68%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 201 responses
  • Republican
    24%
  • Democratic
    36%
  • Independent
    19%
  • Other party not mentioned
    1%
  • I don't care about politics
    19%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 370 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    6%
  • Liberal
    20%
  • Moderate
    29%
  • Conservative
    5%
  • Very conservative
    1%
  • Libertarian
    1%
  • Not sure
    38%
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