Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,568
2022 Average Net Price
$16,778
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
87%
192 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
281
63.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
9.68%
3 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is a higher education institution located in Mercer County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango were Registered Nursing (21 degrees awarded), General Human Development & Family Studies (6 degrees), and General Business (5 degrees).

In 2022, 68 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango. 76.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (54 degrees), 10.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is $13,568, which is $−14,762 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is $13,568, which is $−14,762 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,778.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,568
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango was $13,568. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is $−14,762 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$16,778
2022 Value
23.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,778. Between 2018 and 2022, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango grew by 23.9%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.04% with respect to 2018, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.42%
2019 Default Rate
254
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango was 1.42%, which represents 254 out of the 17838 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango received 192 undergraduate applications in 2022.

There were 281 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango in 2022. 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango has an overall enrollment yield of 30.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
167
Accepted Out of 192

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SAT Scores

8%
Submission Percentage (2022)
4
Scores Submitted (2022)

8% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango had a total enrollment of 281 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is 179 students and the part-time enrollment is 102. This means that 63.7% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.1% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 4.98% Two or More Races, 3.56% Hispanic or Latino, 1.07% Asian, and 0.356% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.5%), followed by White Male (17.3%) and Black or African American Male (9.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 281 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is 179 and the part-time enrollment is 102. This means that 63.7% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    166 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    32 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    14 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is 59.1% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 4.98% Two or More Races, 3.56% Hispanic or Latino, 1.07% Asian, and 0.356% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 36 more women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is white (54 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (5 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is Registered Nursing (21 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Development & Family Studies (6 degrees) and General Business (5 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (7 degrees awarded), Health (44 degrees), and Protective Services (4 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango are Registered nurses (1,497,852 people), Accountants & auditors (1,062,506 people), Other managers (859,535 people), Software developers (671,983 people), and Financial managers (516,922 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango in 2022 are Human Sciences (7 degrees awarded), Health (44 degrees), Protective Services (4 degrees), Business (9 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango are Human Sciences (7 degrees awarded), Health (44 degrees), Protective Services (4 degrees), Business (9 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,871,732 people), Computer Systems Design (1,068,410 people), Elementary & secondary schools (844,013 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (561,268 people), and Banking & related activities (556,135 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango are Human Sciences (7 degrees awarded), Health (44 degrees), Protective Services (4 degrees), Business (9 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 21 degrees awarded
  2. 6 degrees awarded
  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango was Registered Nursing with 21 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

16
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
52
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango, which is 0.308 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (52).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 3 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango in Registered Nursing, which is 9.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 14% of students graduating from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (20%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is Female and White (20% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    54 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is white (54 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (5 degrees).

2.94% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    42 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is white female (42 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (12 degrees).

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Operations

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango employs 13 Assistant professors, 9 Associate professors and 4 Instructors. Most academics at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango are Female Assistant professor (11), Female Associate professor (6), and Female Instructor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango are: Service, with 10 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 8 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
10 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango were Assistant professor with 13 employees, Associate professor with 9 employees, and Instructor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango were Service with 10 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango was Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, Female Associate professor with 6 employees, and Female Instructor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango.

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