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Average Salary for Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) - Main Campus Alumni

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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities
out of 420
Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School
out of 445
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Typical Early Career Salary
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Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) - Main Campus Details


201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802-1589


Also Known As:

Pennsylvania State University (PSU)

Admissions Website:

Students Enrolled:



State Schools, Research Universities, Party Schools, For Sports Fans

Graduation Rate:

86 %


26 %

% Stay In State:

49 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

19 %


The Pennsylvania State University, commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered…
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SAT Scores 1630 1940
ACT Scores 25 29

Key Stats



35 %

female alumni


65 %

male alumni
$34,187 - $77,584
$42,731 - $96,907

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