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State College Colleges and Schools

Colleges in State College, Pennsylvania

There are at least 3 colleges in State College, listed and described below. These schools represent 43,913 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 45,095 full-time students, and a reported 14,539 dorm rooms.

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Of Note For College Students

  • State College is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in State College.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in State College.

Colleges in State College with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802-1589

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: psychology, information science, finance, Spanish language, mechanical engineering, journalism, registered nursing, advertising
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 43,252 students, 44,281 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 14,539 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 530-630. Math: 560-670.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

South Hills School of Business & Technology
480 Waupelani Dr
State College, PA 16801-4516

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: computer science, marketing, medical secretary, sonography and ultrasound tech, accounting, industrial tech, legal secretary, medical records tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 661 students, 814 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Huntingdon Colleges 2 6,918 1,554 1,208
Lewistown Colleges 1 8,998 44  
Mill Creek Colleges 1 351 35  

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