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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton

Pennsylvania State University - Hazleton, is a commonwealth campus of the Pennsylvania State University. Established in 1934, the university is known as the Penn State Hazleton, and is located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. The campus of Penn State Hazleton is spread across 104 acres of land.

A large number of associate's and bachelor's degrees are offered by Penn State Hazleton. Students can choose from over 150 majors in the fields of business, arts, sciences, engineering, manufacturing, and information technology, among others. According to the U.S. News and World Report of 2009, Penn State Hazleton ranks 3rd in the area of Supply Chain Management/Logistics.

The sports teams of Penn State Hazleton participate in baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, golf, volleyball, and softball. Students in need of financial assistance can avail aid through the various loans, grants, and scholarship programs available at the university.

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Contacting Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton
76 University Drive
Hazleton , PA 18202-8025
General Phone: (570) 450-3000
http://www.hn.psu.edu/

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling20physical therapist assistant
Engineering Technician16electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech
Liberal Arts16liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management13business, business management
Computer Science and Engineering9information science
Medical Support and Technology4medical lab tech
Engineering1manufacturing engineering

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree508
Bachelor's degree293

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton had a total enrollment of 1,232 students (1,240 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 59%
Women 41%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 9%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 72%
20-21 16%
22-24 5%
25-29 3%
30-34 0%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

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

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %
Part-Time 67 %

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

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton offers campus housing for 456 of its 1,240 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Hazleton, 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 Hazleton Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total1,6131,44189%57140%
Men87278390%33543%
Women74165889%23636%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math420540
ACT Verbal1423
ACT Math1722
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 SAT96%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT2%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,390
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 Hazleton participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332909)

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton Faculty

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

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured154
Non-tenured, but on tenure track64
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1414

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*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 year3$79,8632*
Associate professoracademic year9$74,8251*
Assistant professoracademic year9$67,2495$58,703
Instructoracademic year12$49,67712$50,857
All faculty totalacademic year33$64,07220$57,251

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

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

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton Apart:

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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 13%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 15%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton % of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 17%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 18%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton % of degrees in engineering technician

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
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)

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