Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,428
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES

Pennsylvania State University, also known as Penn State, is a four-year, public institution with multiple campuses spread out through the state of Pennsylvania.

The main campus is located in College Park, Pennsylvania. The university is also known for its World Campus where students can earn their Penn State degree online.

Pennsylvania State University Veterans' and Military Support

Penn State offers:

The University also as a peer program where student veterans are trained to provide prospective students with information and points of contact needed to make an informed decision about postsecondary enrollment.

The University has a handful of internal scholarships for military and veterans to help students with funds to meet their necessary college expenses. Penn State is also a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.

Penn State would like to thank you for your service to our nation. As you consider your future, Penn State is here to help you successfully pursue your educational endeavors. Whether you are actively serving in the military, or you are in the reserves, a veteran, or a military family member, we are very proud that you are considering Penn State and we look forward to having you join the Penn State family.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 18,436/yr
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 18,436/yr
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    N/A
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0/yr

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH
    $1,428
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    NO
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $18,436
    In State
    $33,664
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $19,328
    In State
    $33,142
    Out of State
  • Cost Per Credit
    N/A
    In State
    N/A
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,840
Student Population
  • Student Count
    40,891
    Undergraduate
    6,499
    Graduate
    1,046
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    53.9%
    Population
  • Female
    46.1%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No ethnic affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    PUBLIC
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accrediation Type
    REGIONAL
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    SEMESTERS
  • Online Undergraduate
    YES
  • Online Graduate
    YES
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    615
    SAT Math
    575
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    27
    ACT
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