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Study at Penn State Hazleton

Pennsylvania State University - Hazleton, is a commonwealth campus of the Pennsylvania State University. Established in 1934, the university is known as the Penn State Hazleton, and is located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. The campus of Penn State Hazleton is spread across 104 acres of land.

A large number of associate's and bachelor's degrees are offered by Penn State Hazleton. Students can choose from over 150 majors in the fields of business, arts, sciences, engineering, manufacturing, and information technology, among others. According to the U. S. News and World Report of 2009, Penn State Hazleton ranks 3rd in the area of Supply Chain Management/Logistics.

The sports teams of Penn State Hazleton participate in baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, golf, volleyball, and softball. Students in need of financial assistance can avail aid through the various loans, grants, and scholarship programs available at the university.

Profile of Penn State Hazleton

The campus of Penn State Hazleton is in Hazleton, PA, which is a small suburb. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Penn State Hazleton include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in computer science and engineering, engineering technician, and therapy and Counselling.

Penn State Hazleton Selectivity

Admission at Penn State Hazleton is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 410. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 420 and 550. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Penn State Hazleton is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 1, 232 students enrolled (1, 203 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Penn State Hazleton offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

Penn State Hazleton Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Therapy and Counselling18physical therapist assistant
Business and Management18business management, business
Liberal Arts15liberal arts and sciences
Engineering Technician10mechanical engineering tech, electronics tech
Computer Science and Engineering9information science
Medical Support and Technology6medical lab tech
Engineering5manufacturing engineering

Contact: Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton

76 University Drive

Hazleton, PA 18202-8025

General Phone: (570) 450-3000

http://www.hn. psu.edu/

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