Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly

Lemont Furnace, PA 15456

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly is one of the 44 public 4-year colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Lemont Furnace. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 182 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 142 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 78%).

Every year 48% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $12,718, and fees were $914. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,352 and $914 respectively.


Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 1
Bachelor's degree 5 28
Certificate 0 1

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Frostburg State University
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West Liberty University
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Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT930 to 1150
ACT17 to 20
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $65
Graduates $65

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$524/credit
In State Students$524/credit
Out of State Students$848/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$814/credit
In State Students$814/credit
Out of State Students$1,044/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $23,580 $23,580 $38,160
ADN 70 $36,680 $36,680 $59,360
BSN 125 $65,500 $65,500 $106,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 45% $4,635
Other Federal Grant 11% $1,221
State Grant & Scholarships 41% $3,464
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 74% $4,206
Federal Student Loans 66% $5,323
Private Loans 7% $8,800


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,182
$30,001 to $48,000$10,745
$48,001 to $75,000$14,126
$75,001 to $110,000$17,835
Over $110,000$19,275

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly
2201 University Drive
Lemont Furnace, PA 15456

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