Penn State-Behrend

Women's WCLA Contact: Rachael Dollinish
Profile
Size
5 / 10
4,345 Undergrads / 4,502 Students
Cost
7 / 10
$22,578 Net Price
Selectivity
1 / 10
89% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Midsize

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
84%
Overall Graduation Rate
65%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
47% / 66%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state. The team also travels to Ohio.

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Location
4701 College Drive, Erie, PA, 16563, Erie, PA, 16563 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Erie Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Sharon Pennsylvania Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Jamestown New York Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • State College Pennsylvania Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
Where Grads Work
  • Erie Insurance Group
  • GE Transportation
  • Penn State University
  • GE
  • LORD Corporation
  • PNC
  • Westinghouse Electric Company
  • FMC Technologies
  • UPMC
  • Black School of Business at Penn State Erie The Behrend College
  • Philips
  • BNY Mellon
  • Zurn Industries LLC
  • Lockheed Martin
  • IBM
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Program and Project Management
  • Support
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Research
  • Human Resources
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
460 - 570
Math
530 - 640
Total
1020 - 1230
ACT
English
21 - 26
Math
23 - 31
Composite
22 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 430 - 540 for SAT; 6 - 8 for ACT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 4,076 2,356 1,720
% Admitted 89% 88% 89%
% Admits That Enroll 29% 33% 23%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.28
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions Office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (36%)
    Engineering (30%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Engineering Technology (5%)
    Health Professions (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (2%)
    Social Sciences (2%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (1%)
    History (1%)
    Education (1%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $22,578

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$15,190 $22,834
    Books & Supplies$1,840 $1,840
    Cost of Living$11,280 $11,280
    Personal Expenses$4,788 $4,788
     
    Sticker Price$33,098 $40,692

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    74% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship53%$7,803
    Federal Grants28%$4,588
    Pell Grants27%$4,300
    Other Federal8%$1,285
    State & Local Grants30%$3,683
    Institutional Grants43%$4,174
     
    Student Loans61%$8,524
    Federal Loans59%$5,444
    Other Loans13%$15,034

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets NANA

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $26,120.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $19,500 $278

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 5.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 35,253 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $50,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.28 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 47% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 4 3
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Single program-Business
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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