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Penn State Abington

Abington, PA 4-Year Public
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About Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington Overview

Penn State Abington is a public, state school in a small town setting in Abington, Pennsylvania. Penn State Abington was founded in 1950 and currently enrolls around 3,072 students per year year, which includes 3,072 undergrad students. Penn State Abington ensures on-campus housing for up to 800 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by October 1.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Penn State Abington!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Penn State Abington's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Penn State Abington students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Penn State Abington does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Penn State Abington has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Penn State Abington on the Student Life page.

2022 Penn State Abington Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 92%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 82%
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 82%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%
In-State Tuition $14,396
Out-of-State $23,870
Percent of Need Met 55.2%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $11,633

Is Penn State Abington a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better look at what Penn State Abington offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Penn State Abington

It is very difficult to get into Penn State Abington. Around 92% of applicants get into Penn State Abington each year. Last year, 6,259 students applied to Penn State Abington and 5,780 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Penn State Abington

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 79% of students who start at Penn State Abington return for their second year of college. 52% of Penn State Abington undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Penn State Abington Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Penn State Abington by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Penn State Abington directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Penn State Abington

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Penn State Abington meets 55.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Penn State Abington full-time are awarded $11,633 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $34,792 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Penn State Abington.

Based on this information, does Penn State Abington seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Penn State Abington a good school for you?

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Where is Penn State Abington Located?

Penn State Abington is located in the small town setting of Abington, Pennsylvania.

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College Info

1600 Woodland Road Abington, PA 19001

Campus Setting: Small Town

Penn State Abington Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Penn State Abington ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Abington is 24. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Abington. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Penn State Abington SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

540 - 670


Reading SAT Range

530 - 650

Penn State Abington Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Penn State Abington is like? There are approximately 3,072 students enrolled at Penn State Abington. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 84% percent are from PA and 16% percent of students are from other states.


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