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Study at Penn State York

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State York is located in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn State York is a commonwealth campus of the Pennsylvania State University. The York Campus was set up in 1939, and in 1956 it moved to its present location. The campus of Penn State York spreads over an area of 51 acres. Students at Penn State York are offered associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees in various subjects. Certificate courses and continuing education courses are also available.

Penn State York has several varsity athletics teams. The teams participate in basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. The university is a member of the Penn State University Athletic Conference. The mascot of the college is a Nittany Lion. Students in need of financial aid can apply for scholarships at Penn State York. Some of the scholarships given are the University College Dean, The Reinhardt Foundation, and the CES Presidential Scholarships.

Profile of Penn State York

Penn State York is in York, PA. York is a medium-sized suburb. The school is a public institution. Penn State York issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include business and management and computer science and engineering.

Penn State York Selectivity

Not all applicants to Penn State York are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 530 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 420 to 560 in 2007. People seek out Penn State York, and many students are from other states.


The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The Penn State York teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 1, 622 students study at the school .

Penn State York Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management66business management, business
Computer Science and Engineering34information science
Liberal Arts25liberal arts and sciences, English, speech and rhetoric
Engineering Technician20mechanical engineering tech, electronics tech
Family and Social Work13family studies
Science11biological and physical sciences
Media7communication studies
Engineering6electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering

Contact: Penn State York

Penn State York

1031 Edgecomb Ave

York, PA 17403-3326

General Phone: (717) 771-4000

http://www.yk. psu.edu/

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