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Penn State Hazleton

Hazleton, PA 4-Year Public
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About Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton Overview

Penn State Hazleton is a public, state school in a small town setting in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Penn State Hazleton was founded in 1934 and enrolls 486 undergrads and no graduate students. Penn State Hazleton ensures housing for students. Most students live in off 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 Hazleton!

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

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

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

2022 Penn State Hazleton Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 94%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 18%
In-State Tuition $14,338
Out-of-State $23,610
Percent of Need Met 60.3%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $11,325

Is Penn State Hazleton a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better view of what Penn State Hazleton offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Penn State Hazleton

It is moderately difficult to get into Penn State Hazleton. Around 94% of applicants get into Penn State Hazleton each year. Out of 561 applications received in 2022, 525 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Penn State Hazleton

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

About 66% of students who start at Penn State Hazleton come back the next year. Around 60% of students who started at Penn State Hazleton earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Penn State Hazleton Graduates

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

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at Penn State Hazleton

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 Hazleton meets 60.3% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Penn State Hazleton full-time are awarded $11,325 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $45,255 per student, not including those with no debt. 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 aid is awarded 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

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

Based on this information, how does Penn State Hazleton sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Penn State Hazleton a good school for you?

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Where is Penn State Hazleton Located?

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

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College Info

76 University Drive Hazleton, PA 18202

Campus Setting: Small Town

Penn State Hazleton Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Penn State Hazleton ACT Scores


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Penn State Hazleton SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

520 - 620


Reading SAT Range

520 - 610

Penn State Hazleton Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Penn State Hazleton is like? There are approximately 486 students enrolled at Penn State Hazleton. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from PA and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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