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Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill Ranked?

2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill was awarded 5 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Penn State Schuylkill landed the #822 spot in College Factual's 2020 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,727 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Penn State Schuylkill is also ranked #84 out of 123 schools in Pennsylvania.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Penn State Schuylkill?

Acceptance Rate

Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill has an acceptance rate of 76%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 80% of students accepted to Penn State Schuylkill submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 570. Math scores were between 450 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill  ( 450 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill  ( 450 to 540 )
Penn State Schuylkill received ACT scores from 4% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill  ( 16 to 25 )

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Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill is 60%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  60 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 82% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  82 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Penn State Schuylkill is 22%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  22 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Penn State Schuylkill

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 732 undergraduates at Penn State Schuylkill with 595 being full-time and 137 being part-time.

Penn State Schuylkill Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

Penn State Schuylkill scored 42.61 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  42.61 out of 100
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How Much Does Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill Cost?

The overall average net price of Penn State Schuylkill is $13,890. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Penn State Schuylkill

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,364 $11,901 $13,486 $17,743 $18,927

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Penn State Schuylkill, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Penn State Schuylkill, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $6,865 a year. That adds up to $27,460 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Penn State Schuylkill is 5.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Penn State Schuylkill Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Penn State Schuylkill make about $50,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Penn State Schuylkill graduates since it is 23% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


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Location of Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill

Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill is a public institution located in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania. The surrounding location of Schuylkill Haven is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Location of Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill

Contact details for Penn State Schuylkill are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 200 University Drive, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972-2202
Phone: 570-385-6000

Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 21 $32,900
Nursing 16 $67,800
General Psychology 15 $29,100
General Business/Commerce 14 $38,100
General Biology 9 $29,400
Information Science 5 $59,700
Business/Corporate Communications 2 $36,300
Human Development & Family Studies 0 NA
Allied Health Professions 0 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Penn State Schuylkill

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 298 students took at least one online class at Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill. This is a decrease from the 335 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 298 19
2016-2017 335 22
2015-2016 446 29
2014-2015 588 67
2013-2014 630 70

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