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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Beaver

Overview of Pennsylvania State University Penn State Beaver

The campus of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver is in Monaca, PA, which is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in business and management, computer science and engineering, media, therapy and counseling.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Selectivity

Admission at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 430 and 560.

Faculty

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver had 793 students enrolled (751 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

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Contacting Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver
100 University Dr
Monaca , PA 15061-2764
General Phone: (724) 773-3800
http://www.br.psu.edu/

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management30business, business management
Therapy and Counseling19psychology
Computer Science and Engineering9information science
Media6communication studies
Liberal Arts3liberal arts and sciences

Number of programs and degrees for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree624
Associate's degree53

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver had a total enrollment of 793 students (751 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 67%
Women 33%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 98%
Graduate 2%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 7%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 57%
20-21 17%
22-24 10%
25-29 4%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 33 %

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Room and Board (2007)

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver offers campus housing for 208 of its 751 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Monaca, 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.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total89182292%30137%
Men53248892%20342%
Women35933493%9829%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math430560
ACT Verbal1722
ACT Math1625
ACT Composite1723

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT89%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT10%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,800
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,590
Room and board $ 8,262
Room charge $ 4,110
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,160
Books and supplies $ 1,264
Other expenses $ 3,510

Financial Aid:
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332904)

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Faculty

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured96
Non-tenured, but on tenure track25
Non-tenured and not on tenure track58

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*0*
Associate professoracademic year6$76,4965$72,403
Assistant professoracademic year3$69,2585$57,058
Instructoracademic year5$52,9354$60,237
Lectureracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year15$67,68616$60,960

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Media
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Highlights

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What Sets Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Apart:

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Top 16%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 20%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Dorm rooms per full-time student

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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