Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

4701 College Drive

Erie PA 16563-0001

29 ratings
Unigo Top Student Rated School

About Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

Founded in 1948, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is a Public college. Located in Erie, which is a city setting in Pennsylvania, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 4,420 full time undergraduate students, and 146 full time graduate students.

Campus Topics

3%
"We're apathetic"
24%
"We know about current events and vote"
69%
"We participate and encourage others to get involved"
3%
"There's nothing we won't protest"
3%
"We save it for the classroom"
3%
"Sometimes, but not often"
72%
"There's usually intelligent conversation to be found"
21%
"All the time, including weekends"
17%
"It's not really our thing"
14%
"Occasinally we gallery crawl"
69%
"There are a variety of opportunities"
0%
"We're a very artistic group"
0%
"I'm always terrified"
0%
"I only go out in groups"
10%
"I usually let someone know where I'm going"
90%
"I feel extremely safe"
14%
"We don't play sports"
0%
"We play recreationally"
29%
"We bought the gear"
57%
"We live for the big game"
0%
"Haven't met them"
0%
"Available in class"
66%
"They keep regular office hours"
34%
"They're always available"
4%
"No greek life, but other groups to join"
32%
"There is some involvement, but not a lot"
64%
"Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity"
0%
"It's everything. If you're not greek, you're a geek"
10%
"We're not into drinking at all"
38%
"Maybe a little, but it's not a big thing"
31%
"We only party on weekends"
21%
"There's some drinking happening every night"
14%
"Never, we're here to learn"
66%
"There might be people who do"
21%
"People are known to partake on weekends"
0%
"There's a huge drug scene"

Admissions Requirements for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

Admissions at PSU-Behrend are considered Less Selective, with 87% of all applicants being admitted. In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 30% of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling. 83% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 40% were in the top quarter, and 13% were in the top tenth.

The application fee is $65 and you can apply online.

SAT Range: 970 - 1210

Reading & Writing 460 - 570
Math 510 - 640
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ACT Range: 21 - 27

English 20 - 25
Math 22 - 31
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Student Body

Students

34%

female

66%

male

4,420

Total Undergrad Enrollment

146

Total Grad Students

8%

Out-Of-State

74%

In-State

18%

International

Organizations

104

Student Organizations

4

Fraternities

3

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

39%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
4%
% Black or African-American
3%
% Hispanic/Latino
3%
% White or Caucasian
78%

Academics

The Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College Academic calendar runs on a semester basis. In the 2017/2018 school year the student to faculty ratio was 15:1. There are 274 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Cost

The total cost to attend on campus is $35,904. Let's break that cost down. Room and board will run $11,230 annually. Books and Supplies will cost another $1,840. And lastly, in state tuition and fees is $14,828. Additional cost elements for out of state students are as follows:

Cost Out of State

$22,834

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,840

Books and Supplies

$11,230

Room and Board

35,904

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$18,780
$30 - $48K
$19,770
$48 - $75K
$22,860
$75 - $110K
$27,192
$110K & UP
$28,962

Financial Aid

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

79% of students attending Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College receive some sort of financial aid. 30% were awarded federal grants. While 67% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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