Pennsylvania State University, Abington (Penn State)

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Abington, PA

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Pennsylvania State University, Abington

Pennsylvania State University, Abington

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Arts & Humanities

Major Associates Bachelors
English Language and Literature
History
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Visual and Performing Arts

Business

Major Associates Bachelors
Business/Commerce
Business/Corporate Communications
Information Science/Studies
Organizational Behavior Studies

Education

Major Associates Bachelors
Secondary Education

Health & Medical Services

Major Associates Bachelors
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Associates Bachelors
Biological and Physical Sciences

Life Science

Major Associates Bachelors
Biology/Biological Sciences

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Associates Bachelors
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Social Sciences

Major Associates Bachelors
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Social Psychology

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Penn State Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

33% of students gave Pennsylvania State University, Abington 5 stars in Academics.

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Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Academics Rating

I have not begun any classes yet, however I recognized one of the professors from my previous educational institution. She was very welcoming and showed me the materials for her education courses. It seemed like a lot of work, but it was all worthwhile. I felt as though if I were in her class, I would be learning things that I could apply in reality. I do not think I will be doing "busy-work" while at this school. The professors seem committed to preparing students as best as possible. Comprar Frutos Secos Ifa Eliges 250g – Tu Club de Compras

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Academics Rating

One thing to consider when thinking about a school in terms of academics is, "will classes be taught by a professor or will they be taught by a teaching assistant." For most undergraduate students a nice chunk of classes will be taught by a "T.A." At Abington all classes are taught by a professor who is genuinely interested in teaching undergraduate students. The class sizes at Abington are awesome, generally classes are around 30 to 40 kids, at most you will have 120 in a big lecture, which compared to other institutions is virtually nothing. On top of the classes being small the workload is rarely overbearing unless you allow it be. Obvious if you take 4 classes it will be smaller than taking 6 and actually doing your work in a timely manner will decrease build up. In terms of interesting programs Abington is filled of them. One program known as A.C.U.R.A is a program where as an undergraduate you have the ability to do research with professors in you field of interest.

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Penn State Academic Details

Academic Calendar Retention Rate
Semester
74%
Carnegie Class
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • External Degree Programs

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 81
  • Unknown and Other: 7
  • African American: 5
  • Latino: 3
  • Asian: 3
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1
]]> Caucasian Unknown and Other African American Latino Asian American Indian or Alaska native
81
7
5
3
3
1

Faculty at Pennsylvania State University, Abington

Total Faculty Student-to-Faculty Ratio Full-Time Professors Male Faculty Part-Time Professors Women Faculty
231
20
261
120
150
111

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