Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton

Hazleton, PA 18202
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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is one of the forty-four public 4-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in a suburb, in Hazleton.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 755 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 204 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 169 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 83%). Every year 53% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $13,484, and fees were $976. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,402 and $976 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Number of Students755
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate83%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 0 0

Admission

94%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT920 to 1150
ACT18 to 28
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$555/credit
In State Students$555/credit
Out of State Students$892/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$853/credit
In State Students$853/credit
Out of State Students$1,098/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 $24,975 $24,975 $40,140
ADN 70 $38,850 $38,850 $62,440
BSN 125 $69,375 $69,375 $111,500
FNP 50 $42,650 $42,650 $54,900
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, 95% of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 43% $4,401
Other Federal Grant 13% $1,501
State Grant & Scholarships 34% $3,558
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 79% $6,531
Federal Student Loans 72% $5,258
Private Loans 7% $9,364

$18,520

Average Net Price
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$16,474
$30,001 to $48,000$16,324
$48,001 to $75,000$16,613
$75,001 to $110,000$21,868
Over $110,000$22,136

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Student Population

755

Undergrads

0

Graduates

367

Women

388

Men

87%

Full-time

13%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
66%
Hispanic
16%
Black/African American
9%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
2%
Non-resident alien
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton
76 University Drive
Hazleton, PA 18202
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