Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,624
2022 Average Net Price
$18,910
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
92.9%
2,005 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
718
80.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
9.35%
26 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is a higher education institution located in York County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) were General Business (22 degrees awarded), Information Science (15 degrees), and General Human Development & Family Studies (10 degrees).

In 2022, 99 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829). 39.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 60.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (70 degrees), 7.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is $14,624, which is $−13,706 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is $14,624, which is $−13,706 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,910.

In 2022, 77% of undergraduate students attending Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,624
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) was $14,624. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is $−13,706 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$18,910
2022 Value
3.43%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,910. Between 2018 and 2022, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) grew by 3.43%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 8.45% with respect to 2018, when 71% 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 York (214829) 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 York (214829) received 2,005 undergraduate applications in 2022.

There were 718 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) in 2022. 39% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) has an overall enrollment yield of 10.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,862
Accepted Out of 2,005

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SAT Scores

39%
Submission Percentage (2022)
75
Scores Submitted (2022)

39% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) had a total enrollment of 718 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is 581 students and the part-time enrollment is 137. This means that 80.9% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829), both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.9% White, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.24% Black or African American, 6.82% Asian, 2.37% Two or More Races, 0.279% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.139% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (43.5%), followed by White Female (21%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.23%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 718 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is 581 and the part-time enrollment is 137. This means that 80.9% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
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 York (214829) was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    480 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    73 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    52 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is 66.9% White, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.24% Black or African American, 6.82% Asian, 2.37% Two or More Races, 0.279% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.139% 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.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 17 students (2.37%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 21 fewer women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is white (70 degrees awarded). There were 7.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is General Business (22 degrees awarded), followed by Information Science (15 degrees) and General Human Development & Family Studies (10 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (18 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (10 degrees), and English (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 York (214829) are Software developers (600,112 people), Physicians (401,008 people), Other managers (280,285 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (199,636 people), and Postsecondary teachers (197,049 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (18 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (10 degrees), English (4 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), and Biology (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) are Engineering Technologies (18 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (10 degrees), English (4 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), and Biology (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) are Computer Systems Design (688,505 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (544,332 people), Elementary & secondary schools (491,654 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (480,360 people), and Offices of physicians (211,715 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) are Engineering Technologies (18 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (10 degrees), English (4 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), and Biology (9 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 York (214829).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 22 degrees awarded
  2. 15 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) was General Business with 22 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

60
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
39
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 60 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829), which is 1.54 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (39).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) in General Business, which is 2.67 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 10 degrees were awarded to women at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) in General Human Development & Family Studies. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
11%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 6% of students graduating from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 12% 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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (28.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is Female and Black or African American (28.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 7.69% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    70 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is white (70 degrees awarded). There were 7.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

3.03% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    39 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    31 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) is white male (39 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (31 degrees).

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Operations

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) employs 18 Associate professors, 17 Assistant professors and 6 Professors. Most academics at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) are Male Associate professor (10), Male Assistant professor (9), and Female Associate professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) are: Management, with 15 employees, Service, with 15 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees.

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
18 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
15 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) were Associate professor with 18 employees, Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Professor with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) were Management with 15 employees, Service with 15 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829) was Male Associate professor with 10 employees, Male Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (214829).

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