3,888
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,195
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
85
85%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Penn State Abington is a 4-year institution located in Abington, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1600 Woodland Road
Abington, PA  19001
United States
Contact Admissions Office
Email: abingtonadmissions@psu.edu
Phone: 215-881-7600
Fax: 215-881-7655

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,145
Applied
4,385
Accepted
3,888
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

2,621
Females Applied
2,232
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,524
Males Applied
2,153
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.15
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 580
SAT Math 490 620
ACT Composite 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

13,540
In-state
21,582
Out-of-state
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Fees

976
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,195
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,966
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,016
Avg. Loan Aid
4,134
Avg. Grant Aid
5,482
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,888
Total undergrad students
10%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.75%
Black or African American 13.01%
White or Caucasian 45.45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 15.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.08%
Other 1.66%

Gender

Male (49.05%)
Female (50.95%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 1%

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Faculty

320
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 146
Part-time - 174
Male - 164
Female - 156