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Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA

Penn State says, 'Our discovery-oriented, collaborative, and interdisciplinary research and scholarship promote human and economic development, global understanding, and advancement in professional practice through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social and behavioral sciences, engineering, technology, arts and humanities, and myriad professions.' [Source]

Website: http://www.psu.edu/

C

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40,363
Undergraduate
Enrollment
66%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$18,454
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$34,858
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 6/14/2019

2018-19 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.