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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley

Overview of Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley

Students attend Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley in Fogelsville, PA, a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley degrees go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

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

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Selectivity

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley is selective and does not offer open admission. 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 450 and 570.

Faculty

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley 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

There are 801 students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley (as of 2007-2008).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley
8380 Mohr Ln
Fogelsville , PA 18051-1918
General Phone: (610) 285-5000
http://www.an.psu.edu/

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management47business
Therapy and Counseling14psychology
Computer Science and Engineering11information science
Education and Teaching4elementary school teaching
Liberal Arts3liberal arts and sciences
Engineering Technician3electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech
Science2biological and physical sciences

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree105
Bachelor's degree745

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley had a total enrollment of 801 students (728 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 64%
Women 36%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 3%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 46%
20-21 17%
22-24 12%
25-29 6%
30-34 4%
35-39 2%
40-49 4%
50-64 3%

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 74 %
Part-Time 100 %

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total90872280%24334%
Men51141080%15538%
Women39731279%8828%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math450570
ACT Verbal1421
ACT Math1721
ACT Composite1822

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 SAT94%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT6%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,750
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,540
Books and supplies $ 1,264

Financial Aid:
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332902)

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Faculty

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

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured59
Non-tenured, but on tenure track54
Non-tenured and not on tenure track74

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$86,5201*

*: 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 year0*1*
Associate professoracademic year3$63,8327$72,211
Assistant professoracademic year6$63,2795$62,242
Instructoracademic year4$50,0812*
Lectureracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year14$58,99816$66,388

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

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

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

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

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Science
Biological and Physical Sciences

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Highlights

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What Sets Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Apart:

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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley % of degrees in business and management
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Male % of student body
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Number of students

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 Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)

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