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Pennsylvania State University - Berks campus, founded in 1958, is a public, coeducational university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Reading.

Website: berks.psu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
2,481
Undergraduate
Students
(39.0%) 967 Women
(61.0%) 1,514 Men
1
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
555 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550 average
510-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $34,914
Out-of-state: $44,624
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $15,206
Out-of-state: $24,916
Room and Board
$13,080
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$9,527
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$41,278
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
136
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
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Campus Life

Reading Population
88,102
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
29% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Junior College Athletic Association
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.5% Asian
7.5% Black/African-American
14.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.5% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
3.7%
First-Year Students Returning
82.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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