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Pennsylvania State University (The)

OPE ID: 00332900

President's Office
University Park, PA 16802-1503
(814) 865-7611

Source of Accreditation: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Accreditation Type: Regional
School Type: Public
DoD MOU Point of Contact: Eugene McFeely
Title: Senior Director
Phone: (814) 865-5676
DoD TA Participants : 1,028

FEDERAL BENEFICIARIES & FUNDS

DoD TUITION ASSISTANCE (TA)

FY 18 FY 17 FY 16
Total TA Participants: FY 18:  1,028 FY 17:  926 FY 16:  852
Total TA Costs: FY 18:  $2,291,862.59 FY 17:  $2,015,636 FY 16:  $1,868,575

POST-9/11 GI BILL

GI Bill Beneficiaries: 2,615
Post-9/11 Tuition/Fees Paid (FY'16): $24,181,212

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FEDERAL STUDENT AID

2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Direct Loan Recipients: 2016-17:  89,754 2015-16:  151,193 2014-15:  94,844
Direct Loan Disbursements: 2016-17:  $558,463,580 2015-16:  $952,268,426 2014-15:  $542,730,057
Grant Program Recipients: 2016-17:  21,074 2015-16:  21,856 2014-15:  22,302
Grant Program Disbursements: 2016-17:  $83,383,573 2015-16:  $82,664,412 2014-15:  $84,160,853
Campus-Based Program Recipients: 2016-17:  9,658 2015-16:  15,797 2014-15:  9,584
Campus-Based Program Disbursements: 2016-17:  $15,006,016 2015-16:  $30,155,923 2014-15:  $18,326,038
Federal Family Education Loan Recipients: Not Reported
Federal Family Education Loan Disbursements: Not Reported
Note: Individual recipients can receive aid from more than one program and/or loan type.

PROGRAMS & OFFERINGS

Learning Method: Classroom, Distance
Degree Network System (SOC): No
Career & Technical Education (SOC): No
Degree Level(s): Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate
Degree Level Source: DoD MOU Application
Degree Level Source Updated: 7/1/2018

Associate's Degrees

Program CIP Code
Agricultural Business and Management, Other 01.0199
Business/Commerce, General 52.0101
Dietitian Assistant 51.3104
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other 52.0999
Human Development and Family Studies, General 19.0701
Information Science/Studies 11.0401
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 24.0101
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 51.3801
Turf and Turfgrass Management 01.0607

Bachelor's Degrees

Program CIP Code
Accounting 52.0301
Acting 50.0506
Actuarial Science 52.1304
Adult and Continuing Education Administration 13.0403
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 14.0201
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 01.0102
Agricultural Engineering 14.0301
Agricultural Mechanization, General 01.0201
Agricultural Teacher Education 13.1301
Agriculture, General 01.0000
Animal Sciences, General 01.0901
Anthropology 45.0201
Archeology 45.0301
Architectural Engineering 14.0401
Architecture 04.0201
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 50.0703
Art Teacher Education 13.1302
Art/Art Studies, General 50.0701
Astronomy 40.0201
Athletic Training/Trainer 51.0913
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 40.0401
Biochemistry 26.0202
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 14.0501
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 26.9999
Biological and Physical Sciences 30.0101
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician 41.0101
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 26.0101
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 52.9999
Business/Commerce, General 52.0101
Business/Managerial Economics 52.0601
Chemical Engineering 14.0701
Chemistry, General 40.0501
Chinese Language and Literature 16.0301
Civil Engineering, General 14.0801
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 51.0201
Comparative Literature 16.0104
Computer and Information Sciences, General 11.0101
Computer Engineering, General 14.0901
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 43.0103
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 43.0104
Design and Applied Arts, Other 50.0499
Economics, General 45.0601
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other 13.0699
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 14.1001
Elementary Education and Teaching 13.1202
Engineering Science 14.1301
Engineering, Other 14.9999
English Language and Literature, General 23.0101
Environmental Studies 03.0103
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 14.1401
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 50.0601
Finance, General 52.0801
Food Science 01.1001
Foreign Language Teacher Education 13.1306
Forensic Science and Technology 43.0106
Forest Sciences and Biology 03.0502
Forest Technology/Technician 03.0511
French Language and Literature 16.0901
Geography 45.0701
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 40.0699
Geology/Earth Science, General 40.0601
German Language and Literature 16.0501
Graphic Design 50.0409
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 51.0701
History, General 54.0101
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other 43.9999
Horticultural Science 01.1103
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other 52.0999
Human Development and Family Studies, General 19.0701
Human Nutrition 19.0504
Industrial Engineering 14.3501
Information Science/Studies 11.0401
International Relations and Affairs 45.0901
Italian Language and Literature 16.0902
Japanese Language and Literature 16.0302
Jewish/Judaic Studies 38.0206
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 31.0505
Labor and Industrial Relations 52.1002
Landscape Architecture 04.0601
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 01.0605
Law 22.0101
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 24.0101
Management Information Systems, General 52.1201
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 52.1399
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 52.1401
Materials Science 40.1001
Mathematics, General 27.0101
Mechanical Engineering 14.1901
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology 26.0503
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 30.1301
Mining and Mineral Engineering 14.2101
Molecular Toxicology 26.1005
Music Performance, General 50.0903
Music Teacher Education 13.1312
Music, General 50.0901
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other 03.0299
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 03.0101
Neuroscience 26.1501
Nuclear Engineering 14.2301
Organizational Behavior Studies 52.1003
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 31.0301
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 31.0101
Petroleum Engineering 14.2501
Philosophy 38.0101
Physical Sciences, Other 40.9999
Physics, General 40.0801
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management 01.1105
Plant Sciences, Other 01.1199
Political Science and Government, General 45.1001
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 51.1102
Pre-Veterinary Studies 51.1104
Psychology, General 42.0101
Public Policy Analysis, General 44.0501
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 51.3801
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other 51.2399
Religion/Religious Studies 38.0201
Russian Language and Literature 16.0402
Science, Technology and Society 30.1501
Secondary Education and Teaching 13.1205
Sociology 45.1101
Spanish Language and Literature 16.0905
Special Education and Teaching, General 13.1001
Statistics, General 27.0501
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 51.1501
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 50.0502
Toxicology 26.1004
Turf and Turfgrass Management 01.0607
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology 51.2504
Visual and Performing Arts, General 50.0101

Master's Degrees

Program CIP Code
Accounting 52.0301
Acoustics 40.0809
Adult and Continuing Education Administration 13.0403
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 13.1201
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 14.0201
Agricultural Engineering 14.0301
Agricultural Teacher Education 13.1301
Agronomy and Crop Science 01.1102
Animal Physiology 26.0707
Animal Sciences, General 01.0901
Anthropology 45.0201
Architectural Engineering 14.0401
Architecture 04.0201
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 50.0703
Art Teacher Education 13.1302
Art/Art Studies, General 50.0701
Astronomy 40.0201
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 40.0401
Biochemistry 26.0202
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 14.0501
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 26.9999
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 26.0101
Biomedical Sciences, General 26.0102
Biotechnology 26.1201
Business Administration and Management, General 52.0201
Business/Commerce, General 52.0101
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 26.0406
Chemical Engineering 14.0701
Chemistry, General 40.0501
Civil Engineering, General 14.0801
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services 13.1102
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 51.0201
Community Organization and Advocacy 44.0201
Comparative Literature 16.0104
Computer Engineering, General 14.0901
Computer Science 11.0701
Conducting 50.0906
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 13.1101
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 43.0104
Curriculum and Instruction 13.0301
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 50.0501
Ecology 26.1301
Economics, General 45.0601
Education, General 13.0101
Educational Evaluation and Research 13.0601
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 13.0401
Educational Psychology 42.2806
Educational/Instructional Technology 13.0501
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 14.1001
Engineering Mechanics 14.1101
Engineering Science 14.1301
English Language and Literature, General 23.0101
Entomology 26.0702
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 14.1401
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 51.3805
Food Science 01.1001
Foreign Language Teacher Education 13.1306
Forensic Science and Technology 43.0106
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management 03.0506
French Language and Literature 16.0901
Genetics, General 26.0801
Geography 45.0701
Geology/Earth Science, General 40.0601
German Language and Literature 16.0501
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 51.0701
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 13.0406
History, General 54.0101
Homeland Security, Other 43.0399
Horticultural Science 01.1103
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other 52.0999
Human Development and Family Studies, General 19.0701
Human Nutrition 19.0504
Human Resources Management and Services, Other 52.1099
Immunology 26.0507
Industrial Engineering 14.3501
Information Science/Studies 11.0401
International/Global Studies 30.2001
Keyboard Instruments 50.0907
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 31.0505
Labor and Industrial Relations 52.1002
Landscape Architecture 04.0601
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 52.0203
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 52.1399
Materials Engineering 14.1801
Mathematics, General 27.0101
Mechanical Engineering 14.1901
Music History, Literature, and Theory 50.0902
Music Performance, General 50.0903
Music Teacher Education 13.1312
Music Theory and Composition 50.0904
Musicology and Ethnomusicology 50.0905
Natural Resource Economics 03.0204
Neuroscience 26.1501
Nuclear Engineering 14.2301
Nursing Administration 51.3802
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 31.0301
Petroleum Engineering 14.2501
Philosophy 38.0101
Physics, General 40.0801
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology 26.0305
Plant Sciences, Other 01.1199
Political Science and Government, General 45.1001
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 51.1102
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 22.0202
Psychology, General 42.0101
Public Administration 44.0401
Public Health, General 51.2201
Public Health, Other 51.2299
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 51.3801
Russian Language and Literature 16.0402
School Psychology 42.2805
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 13.0901
Social Sciences, Other 45.9999
Sociology 45.1101
Soil Science and Agronomy, General 01.1201
Spanish Language and Literature 16.0905
Special Education and Teaching, General 13.1001
Statistics, General 27.0501
Statistics, Other 27.0599
Systems Engineering 14.2701
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 13.1401
Turf and Turfgrass Management 01.0607
Voice and Opera 50.0908
Youth Services/Administration 44.0702

Certificate

Program CIP Code
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 14.0201
Agronomy and Crop Science 01.1102
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other 50.1099
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 40.0401
Business Administration and Management, General 52.0201
Civil Engineering, General 14.0801
Computer and Information Sciences, General 11.0101
Counseling Psychology 42.2803
Criminalistics and Criminal Science 43.0111
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician 11.0301
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 13.0401
Engineering, General 14.0101
Engineering, Other 14.9999
Foreign Language Teacher Education 13.1306
Information Technology 11.0103
Labor Studies 52.1004
Nursing Administration 51.3802
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 51.1102
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin 51.3899
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 11.0801

COST OF ATTENDANCE

First-Time, Full-Time Tuition/Fees (in-state): $13,516
Estimated Books/Supplies: $1,840
Estimated Room/Board: Not Reported
Note: For Estimated Room/Board when no data is reported, Department of Education estimates based on the prior year's data.

DoD TUITION ASSISTANCE (TA) INFORMATION

FY 18 FY 17 FY 16
Total TA Participants: FY 18:  1,028 FY 17:  926 FY 16:  852
Total TA Costs: FY 18:  $2,291,862.59 FY 17:  $2,015,636 FY 16:  $1,868,575
Total TA Funded Courses: FY 18:  3,094 FY 17:  2,707 FY 16:  2,538
TA Course Completion Rate: FY 18:  Insufficient Sample FY 17:  92.32 % FY 16:  91.81 %
Total TA Graduates: FY 18:  23 FY 17:  72 FY 16:  37
Annual TA Average: FY 18:  $740.74 FY 17:  $744.60 FY 16:  $736.24

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION INFORMATION

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DATA

ED Composite Score: Not Reported
ED 90/10 Rule: Not Reported
Median Borrowing: $51,000

COLLEGE NAVIGATOR INSTITUTION DATA

Total Enrollment: 44,759
Undergraduate Distance Education Status:
Enrolled in all distance education courses : 100 %
Enrolled in some but not all distance education courses : Not Reported
Not enrolled in any distance education courses : Not Reported
Number of Applicants for Admission: 29,379
Retention Rates For First-Time, Full-Time Students: 0 %
Graduation Rates:
4 Year : 40 %
Transfer-Out Rates:
4 Year : 0 %
Awards Conferred:
Associate's Degree : 162
Bachelor's Degree : 9,957
Master's Degree : 2,465
Certificate : 247
Cohort Default Rates:
2011 : 8 %
2012 : 6 %
2013 : 5 %

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COMPLAINT INFORMATION

DoD TUITION ASSISTANCE (TA) COMPLAINT DATA

FY 18 FY 17 FY 16
Total Valid TA Complaints: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  3
Complaint Categories
Recruiting/Marketing Practices: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  0
Student Loans: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  0
Quality of Education: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  0
Transfer of Credits: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  0
Accreditation: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  0
Post-graduation Job Opportunities: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  0
Grade Policy: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  0
Refund/ Collection Issues: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  0
Financial Issues: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  2
Change in Degree Plan Requirements: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  1
Release of Transcripts: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  0
Other: FY 18:  0 FY 17:  0 FY 16:  1
Note: Complaints can include multiple categories.

VA COMPLAINT DATA

Total VA Complaints: 9
Complaint Categories
Financial Issues: 6
Quality of Education: 2
Refund Issues: 1
Recruiting/Marketing Practices: 0
Accreditation: 0
Change in Degree Plan Requirements 0
Student Loans: 1
Grade Policy: 0
Transfer of Credits: 1
Post-graduation job Opportunities 0
Release of Transcripts: 0
Other: 2
Note: Complaints can include multiple categories.

SCHOOL ELIGIBILITY

DoD Memorandum of Understanding (DoD): Yes
Principles of Excellence (VA): Yes
Yellow Ribbon (VA): Yes
8 Keys to Veterans Success (ED): Yes