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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Shenango

Overview of Pennsylvania State University Penn State Shenango

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is located in Sharon, PA (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in business and management, computer science and engineering, family and social work.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango Selectivity

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 400. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 400 and 520.

Faculty

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango 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

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango had 868 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

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Contacting Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango
147 Shenango Ave
Sharon , PA 16146-1537
General Phone: (724) 983-2803
http://www.shenango.psu.edu

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work35family studies, adult development and aging
Business and Management33business, business management, business administration, small business management, retail
Liberal Arts29minority and gender studies, liberal arts and sciences
Therapy and Counseling10physical therapist assistant
Computer Science and Engineering4information science, computer networking
Engineering Technician3mechanical engineering tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine2nursing administration

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year169
Associate's degree506
Bachelor's degree503

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango had a total enrollment of 868 students (683 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 47%
Women 53%
Full-Time 91%
Part-Time 9%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 7%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 22%
20-21 16%
22-24 16%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %
Part-Time 60 %

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

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Sharon, 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 Shenango Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total27124289%14861%
Men12010991%7064%
Women15113388%7859%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal400490
SAT Math400520
ACT Verbal1423
ACT Math1623
ACT Composite1623

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 SAT63%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT25%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango 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
Books and supplies $ 1,264

Financial Aid:
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332916)

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango Faculty

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

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured71
Non-tenured, but on tenure track22
Non-tenured and not on tenure track98

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year3$51,3600*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$51,3600*

*: 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 year4$72,9952*
Assistant professoracademic year3$68,6222*
Instructoracademic year6$60,0227$59,764
Lectureracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year15$68,87611$61,891

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

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

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Retailing and Retail Operations
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies

Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Human Development and Family Studies, General

Liberal Arts
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango Apart:

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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 19%Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango % of degrees in computer science and engineering

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 Tenure system for quality teaching

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