Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Graduate Schools

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (referred to as Penn State Harrisburg) is a Public, 4 years school located in Middletown, PA. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is $22,784 for Pennsylvania residents and $29,710 for out-of-state students. The school has 742 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,933 including undergraduate students.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Graduate School Overview

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (referred to as Penn State Harrisburg) is a Public, 4 years school located in Middletown, PA. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State HarrisburgDirectory Information
School NamePennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (referred to as Penn State Harrisburg)
Address777 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057-4846
Phone717-948-6250
Webhttps://harrisburg.psu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.psu.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://studentaid.psu.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is $22,784 for Pennsylvania residents and $29,710 for out-of-state students. The school has 742 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,933 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 40 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research).
Penn State Harrisburg Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,710
$22,784 for Pennsylvania Residents
Student Population742
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs40 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is $22,784 for Pennsylvania residents and $29,710 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $908 for Pennsylvania residents and $1,197 for out-of-state students. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg offers the alternative tuition plans.
Penn State Harrisburg 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania Residents$22,784
Out-of-State$29,710
Tuition per Credit Hour
Pennsylvania Residents$908
Out-of-State$1,197
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Penn State Harrisburg
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is $22,784 for Pennsylvania residents and $29,710 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.91% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$19,328$952$25,530$952
2016-2017$19,812$960$26,104$960
2017-2018$20,574$976$27,110$976
2018-2019$21,376$984$28,168$984
2019-2020$21,792$992$28,718$992
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,672 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.92% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,672. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.92% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$10,926$4,788$10,926$4,788
2016-2017$11,230$4,788$11,230$4,788
2017-2018$11,280$4,788$11,280$4,788
2018-2019$11,570$4,788$11,570$4,788
2019-2020$11,884$4,788$11,884$4,788
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $908 for Pennsylvania residents and $1,197 for other students at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.96% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$805$1,064
2016-2017$826$1,088
2017-2018$857$1,130
2018-2019$891$1,174
2019-2020$908$1,197

Graduate Programs at Penn State Harrisburg

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg offers 47 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 263 students have completed their study at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg.
Offered Degrees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree280226
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship306
Post Bachelor's Degree16031
Total470263

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg offers 47 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 263 students have completed their studies.
  • 226 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 31 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 10 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization10-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 18 completers$91,900
Computer and Information Sciences8$91,900
Information Science/Studies10$113,000
Education [+] 54 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction23$50,000
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching0-
Health Teacher Education4-
Reading Teacher Education20-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)7-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Engineering [+] 17 completers-
Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6-
Engineering Science5-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Engineering Technology [+] 6 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology6-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 4 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies4-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
Psychology2-
Clinical Psychology6-
Community Psychology4-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 5 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies5-
Human Services [+] 21 completers-
0-
Public Administration21$57,900
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management13$70,000
Business [+] 60 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Accounting1-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0$66,500
Organizational Behavior Studies6-
Management Information Systems0$87,800
Management Science50$94,400
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)3-
Total226
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization1-
Education [+] 4 completers-
Education0-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching4-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
0-
Public Administration1-
Total6
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization4-
Folklore Studies0-
Education [+] 8 completers-
Education0-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching2-
Foreign Language Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor6-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Structural Engineering0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 9 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Museology/Museum Studies7-
Behavioral Sciences2-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
0-
Public Administration4-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geography0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Operations Management and Supervision3-
Accounting1-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1-
Total31

Graduate Student Population at Penn State Harrisburg

For academic year 2019-2020, total 742 students enrolled into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg graduate schools where it has total 4,933 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 231 full-time and 511 part-time students. By gender, 327 male and 415 female students are attending Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
TotalMaleFemale
Total742327415
Full-time231105126
Part-tme511222289
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg.
There are 502 White (67.65%), 32 Black/African American (4.31%), 37 Hispanic (4.99%), 36 Asian (4.85%), and 135 students with other races. 101 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
TotalMaleFemale
Total742327415
American Indian/Native American000
Asian361719
Black/African American321913
Hispanic371621
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White502206296
Two More281414
Un-Known642
Non-resident Alien1015150
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 23 graduate students (3.10% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 43 graduate students (5.80% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg.
Distance Learning Student Population at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Number of Students
Total742
Enrolled Online Exclusively23
Enrolled Some Online Courses43
Not in Online Courses676
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg. 144 students are aged 20 to 24 (19.41% of total students), 51 students are aged above 50 (6.87%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
TotalMaleFemale
Total742327415
Age 20-21624
Age 22-241386177
Age 25-29251105146
Age 30-341095455
Age 35-39753540
Age 40-491124864
Age 50-64482028
Over 64321

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