Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine Overview
Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine is a public institution situated in Media, Pennsylvania. The suburban atmosphere of Media makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine Known For?
- The student loan default rate at Penn State Brandywine is 5%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The highest award offered at Penn State Brandywine is the bachelor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 51% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Penn State Brandywine with a bachelor's degree make about $50,100 a year. That's 23% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine Rankings
Penn State Brandywine landed the #461 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Penn State Brandywine.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Penn State Brandywine has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine?
Contact details for Penn State Brandywine are given below.
|Address:||25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063-5522|
How Do I Get Into Penn State Brandywine?
You can apply to Penn State Brandywine online at: admissions.psu.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for Penn State Brandywine
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Penn State Brandywine?
Approximately 56% of accepted students are men and 44% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.
Average Test Scores
About 81% of students accepted to Penn State Brandywine submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 590. Math scores were between 480 and 610.
Can I Afford Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Penn State Brandywine, approximately 62% of students took out student loans averaging $6,650 a year. That adds up to $26,600 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Penn State Brandywine is 4.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,208 full-time undergraduates at Penn State Brandywine, 60% are male and 40% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||179|
|Hispanic or Latino||86|
Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 147 countries are represented at Penn State Brandywine. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Penn State Brandywine has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Penn State Brandywine
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine was 16.5%. This is the #1,016 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Penn State Brandywine regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||Bachelor’s||TOTAL|
|Communication & Media Studies||0||0||0||35||35|
|Human Development & Family Studies||4||0||0||23||27|
|General English Literature||0||0||0||5||5|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||2||0||3||5|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||0||1||0||1||2|
|Management Information Systems||1||0||0||0||1|
|Agricultural Economics & Business||0||0||0||0||0|
|Business Administration & Management||0||0||0||0||0|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||0||0||0||0|
|Biological & Physical Science||0||0||0||0||0|
|Health & Physical Education||0||0||0||0||0|
|Geological & Earth Sciences||0||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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