Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Navy
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

201 Old Main, University Park, PA, 16802-1503

(814) 865-4700

Public, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices 2015 -2016 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
In District $17,514 $17,502 $16,992
In State $17,514 $17,502 $16,992
Out of State $31,346 $30,452 $29,566
Books/Misc. $1,840 $1,696 $1,696
On Campus      
Room and Board $10,926 $10,548 $10,116
Other Expenses $4,788 $4,788 $4,788
Off Campus      
Room and Board $10,926 $10,548 $10,116
Other Expenses $4,788 $4,788 $4,788
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $4,104 $4,104

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Baseball Big Ten Conference
Basketball Big Ten Conference
Football Big Ten Conference
Cross Country/Track Big Ten Conference

Financial Aid 2013-2014

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
13.0 % $4,599
State/Local Grant
14.0 % $3,546
Institutional Grants
37.0 % $7,240
Loans 47.0 % $9,058
Return To College Directory
The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


Share your thoughts and perhaps thousands of students will benefit from your unique insight on the subject!

If you can read this, don't touch the following fields

Comments (0)