Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

General Information

Institution Type

4-year, Public 

Admissions Office Phone

(814) 865-4700 

Admissions Office Address

201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589 

Admissions Website

http://www.psu.edu/ 

 
Cost
Number of Students Enrolled
 
 

Admissions

Open admission policy

No

Secondary school GPA required

Required

Secondary school rank required

Recommended

Secondary school record required

Required

Completion of college-preparatory program required

Recommended

Recommendation required

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies required

Neither required nor recommended

Admission test score required

Required

Other test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) required

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language) required

Required

Degrees/Certificates

Degrees / Certifications Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Associates

Number of Programs Offered

167

Programs Offered (By Subject)

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Accounting

Accounting

Acting

Acting
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Advertising

Advertising

Architecture

Architecture
Landscape Architecture
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician

Art

Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Graphic Design

Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Biology

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Biomedical Engineering

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

BSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Business

Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Real Estate
Advertising
International/Global Studies

Business Administration

Business Administration and Management, General

Business Writing

Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing

Chemistry

Chemistry, General

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering, General

Communications

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering, General

Computer Programming

Computer Programming/Programmer, General

Computer Science

Computer Science

Construction Management

Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

Counseling

College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Counseling Psychology

Crime Scene Investigation

Forensic Science and Technology

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Design

Design and Applied Arts, Other
Graphic Design

Education

Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Art Teacher Education
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Educational Leadership

Adult and Continuing Education Administration
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration

Electrical Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Elementary Education

Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Science
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Surveying Engineering
Materials Science

English

English Language and Literature, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing

ESL

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Film

Film/Cinema/Video Studies

Finance

Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General

Forensic Nursing

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Forensic Science

Forensic Science and Technology

Forestry

Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forest Technology/Technician

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Health Science

Immunology
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Toxicology

Healthcare

Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Dietitian Assistant
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology

Healthcare Administration

Health/Health Care Administration/Management

History

History, General

Homeland Security

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other

Hospitality

Hospitality Administration/Management, Other

Human Resources

Labor and Industrial Relations
Labor Studies
Organizational Behavior Studies

Human Services

Youth Services/Administration

Information Systems

Management Information Systems, General
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Information Technology

Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

International Business

International/Global Studies

Journalism

Journalism

Language

Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Linguistics
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature

Law

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Forensic Science and Technology
Law
Programs for Foreign Lawyers

Law Enforcement

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Philosophy

LPN to BSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Management

Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General

Marketing

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Math

Mathematics, General
Statistics, General

MBA

Business Administration and Management, General

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Music

Conducting
Keyboard Instruments
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Voice and Opera

Nursing

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Nutrition

Human Nutrition
Dietitian Assistant

Organizational Psychology

Organizational Behavior Studies

Physics

Acoustics
Physics, General

Political Science

Political Science and Government, General

Property Management

Real Estate
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General

Psychology

Counseling Psychology
Educational Psychology
Psychology, General
School Psychology

Public Relations

Advertising

Real Estate

Real Estate

Risk Management

Actuarial Science

RN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

RN to BSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

RN to MSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

School Psychology

Educational Psychology
School Psychology

Science

Agronomy and Crop Science
Food Science
Horticultural Science
Plant Sciences, Other
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Ecology
Entomology
Genetics, General
Molecular Toxicology
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
Plant Physiology
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Acoustics
Astronomy
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Physics, General
Counseling Psychology
Educational Psychology
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Anthropology
Archeology
Geography

Social Work

Community Organization and Advocacy
Youth Services/Administration

Sociology

Sociology

Special Education

Special Education and Teaching, General

Speech Therapy

Communication Sciences and Disorders, General

Teaching

Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Art Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Technical Writing

Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing

Technology

Biotechnology
Management Information Systems, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Information Science/Studies
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Graphic Design

Theology

Religion/Religious Studies

Veterinary

Animal Sciences, General
Animal Physiology

Video Production

Film/Cinema/Video Studies

Visual Communications

Visual and Performing Arts, General

Writing

Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing