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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Great Valley

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Great Valley

The Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies is a special campus of the Pennsylvania State University. It was founded in 1963 and adopted the name Penn State Great Valley in 1988. It became a distinct School of Graduate Professional Studies in 1998. Commonly referred to as the Penn State Great Valley, the institute is located in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

Penn State Great Valley offers master's degrees in engineering, information science, management, finance, and education. Several certification courses in education, business, and instructional design, among others, are also available.

Students of the Penn State Great Valley are offered financial assistance in the form of student loans, scholarships, and veterans and military benefits. Eligible candidates can apply for the PNC Endowed Scholarship, Dina Daniele Scholarship, and Diane M. Disney Chancellor's Book Bag Award. The students also publish a monthly newsletter called the 'Nittany Network'.

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Contacting Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley
30 E Swedesford Rd
Malvern , PA 19355-1488
General Phone: (610) 648-3200
http://www.gv.psu.edu

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management174business management, MIS
Education and Teaching66curriculum and instruction, instructional media design, special ed
Computer Science and Engineering36computer engineering
Liberal Arts25social services
Engineering18systems engineering

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree3198

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley had a total enrollment of 1,238 students (722 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 6%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 9%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 9%
25-29 32%
30-34 21%
35-39 13%
40-49 17%
50-64 8%

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Malvern, 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 Great Valley Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332919)

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley Faculty

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

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured126
Non-tenured, but on tenure track54
Non-tenured and not on tenure track77

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

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

*: 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 year5$119,2911*
Associate professoracademic year8$100,7214$93,377
Assistant professoracademic year7$92,2956$80,199
Lectureracademic year4$80,0195$76,502
All faculty totalacademic year24$98,68216$85,217

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

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General

Education And Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering
Systems Engineering

Liberal Arts
Social Sciences, General

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