4,286
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,771
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
83
83%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Penn State Harrisburg is a Comprehensive institution located in Middletown, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA  17057
United States
Contact Admissions Office
Email: hbgadmit@psu.edu
Phone: 717-948-6250
Fax: 717-948-6325

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies 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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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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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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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences 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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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,574
Applied
4,668
Accepted
4,286
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

2,398
Females Applied
2,029
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,176
Males Applied
2,639
Males Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.22
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 510 610
SAT Math 520 650
ACT Composite 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

14,214
In-state
22,716
Out-of-state
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Fees

976
Full-time student fees
12,940
Room & board
7,840
Room only
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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

9,771
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,055
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,372
Avg. Loan Aid
2,404
Avg. Grant Aid
5,437
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,286
Total undergrad students
15%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.56%
Black or African American 9.28%
White or Caucasian 53.68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 9.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 3.41%
Other 1.92%

Gender

Male (61.43%)
Female (38.57%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 10%

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No

Faculty

372
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 226
Part-time - 146
Male - 205
Female - 167