Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral
College Type: Public
Academic Calendar: Semester
PSU is a multi-campus public university that improves the lives of Pennsylvanians, the nation, and world through integrated, high-quality programs in teaching, research, and service. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and professions. As Pennsylvania's land-grant university, we also hold a unique responsibility to provide access, outreach, and public service to support the citizens of the Commonwealth and beyond. We engage in collaborative activities with industrial, educational, and agricultural partners to generate, disseminate, integrate and apply knowledge.
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Total Students: 44406
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Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
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University Park Pennsylvania 16802
Main Phone: 814-865-4700
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Transfer Services Contact:
International Admissions Contact:
Vice Provost, International Programs
Director of Athletics, Athletic Department
Applying to Transfer
Common App Used?
High School Transcript Required?
Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum college grade point average depends on academic program and varies from year to year for transfer applicants.
Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is a C or higher.
A transfer applicant must have a minimum number of 18 credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman. No limit to the maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year institution.
Test Scores for Applying:
Standardized test scores are not required for admission consideration.
Letters of Recommendation Required:
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) is not required for admission consideration.
An essay or personal statement is not required for admission consideration.
There is a $50 application fee.
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Transfers Applied: 1895
Transfers Accepted: 799
Transfer Percentage Accepted: 42%
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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010
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PSU participates in all the major federal and state student aid programs. Federal and state funding sources comprise 70 percent of all student aid at PSU, the majority of which is available in the form of federal education loans for students and parents.
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