Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,824
2022 Average Net Price
$18,113
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
93.2%
1,707 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
522
93.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
20.2%
45 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is a higher education institution located in Beaver County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) were General Business (23 degrees awarded), Information Science (13 degrees), and Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (12 degrees).

In 2022, 75 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698). 42.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (60 degrees), 6.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is $13,824, which is $−14,506 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is $13,824, which is $−14,506 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,113.

In 2022, 85% of undergraduate students attending Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,824
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) was $13,824. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is $−14,506 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$18,113
2022 Value
8.39%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,113. Between 2018 and 2022, the average net price of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) grew by 8.39%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.3% with respect to 2018, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.42%
2019 Default Rate
254
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) was 1.42%, which represents 254 out of the 17838 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) received 1,707 undergraduate applications in 2022.

There were 522 students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) in 2022. 29% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) has an overall enrollment yield of 10.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,591
Accepted Out of 1,707

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SAT Scores

29%
Submission Percentage (2022)
49
Scores Submitted (2022)

29% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) had a total enrollment of 522 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is 487 students and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698), both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.2% White, 9.58% Black or African American, 8.43% Hispanic or Latino, 4.6% Two or More Races, and 2.87% Asian.

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (40.5%), followed by White Female (30.4%) and Black or African American Male (5.95%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 522 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is 487 and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    361 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    50 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    44 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is 69.2% White, 9.58% Black or African American, 8.43% Hispanic or Latino, 4.6% Two or More Races, and 2.87% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 20 students (3.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 11 fewer women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is white (60 degrees awarded). There were 6.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is General Business (23 degrees awarded), followed by Information Science (13 degrees) and Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (12 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees awarded), Business (41 degrees), and Protective Services (5 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) are Accountants & auditors (1,081,108 people), Other managers (967,010 people), Software developers (704,915 people), Financial managers (535,720 people), and Chief executives & legislators (458,856 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) in 2022 are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees awarded), Business (41 degrees), Protective Services (5 degrees), Biology (6 degrees), and Psychology (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees awarded), Business (41 degrees), Protective Services (5 degrees), Biology (6 degrees), and Psychology (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) are Computer Systems Design (1,142,314 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,021,356 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (962,181 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (817,137 people), and Banking & related activities (583,642 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees awarded), Business (41 degrees), Protective Services (5 degrees), Biology (6 degrees), and Psychology (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 23 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) was General Business with 23 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

43
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
32
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698), which is 1.34 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (32).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) in General Business, which is 1.09 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) in General Business, which is 0.917 times less than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
16%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 16% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is Female and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    60 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is white (60 degrees awarded). There were 6.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

1.33% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    37 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) is white male (37 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (23 degrees).

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Operations

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) employs 18 Assistant professors, 10 Associate professors and 7 Professors. Most academics at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) are Male Assistant professor (10), Female Associate professor (8), and Female Assistant professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) are: Service, with 27 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
18 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
27 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) were Assistant professor with 18 employees, Associate professor with 10 employees, and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) were Service with 27 employees, Management with 12 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698) was Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (214698).

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