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Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine

Overview of Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine

Penn State College of Medicine is in a rural site not far from an urban area, in Hershey, PA. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Penn State College of Medicine earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include medicine, science.

Penn State College of Medicine Selectivity

Penn State College of Medicine does not admit all applicants.

Faculty

Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Body

Penn State College of Medicine, in 2007-2008, had 815 students (1,271 full-time equivalent).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Penn State College of Medicine

Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine
500 University Dr
Hershey , PA 17033-2360
General Phone: (717) 531-8521
http://www.HMC.psu.edu/COLLEGE/

Penn State College of Medicine Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine132neuroscience, medicine, public health
Science30biochemistry, biochem/biophysics courses, anatomy, call and molecular biology, microbiology and immunology, genetics, pharmacology, biological and biomedical sciences
Engineering2biomedical engineering
Medical Support and Technology1veterinary assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Penn State College of Medicine in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship269
Master's degree146
Doctor's degree - professional practice1251

Penn State College of Medicine Student Body

In 2007-2008, Penn State College of Medicine had a total enrollment of 815 students (1,271 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 6%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 11%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 12%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 2%
22-24 42%
25-29 43%
30-34 8%
35-39 4%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

Penn State College of Medicine Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Hershey, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Penn State College of Medicine Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Penn State College of Medicine participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332901)

Penn State College of Medicine Faculty

Penn State College of Medicine has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured17034
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4126
Non-tenured and not on tenure track337173

Penn State College of Medicine Degree Programs (2007)

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Medical Support And Technology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Medicine
Medicine (MD)
Neuroscience
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Science
Anatomy
Biochemistry
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Genetics, General
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
Pharmacology

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Penn State College of Medicine Highlights

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What Sets Penn State College of Medicine Apart:

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checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Option to study abroad
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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