Pennsylvania State University–Harrisburg School of Behavioral Sciences and Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Robert Coffman
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $65

Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg School of Behavioral Sciences and Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment 16 full-time
56 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 82
Acceptance rate 80.5%
Enrollment 18 full-time
385 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 12
Acceptance rate 58.3%
Enrollment 5 full-time
52 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, Ed.D.
Programs/courses offered in
curriculum and instruction
education administration
English as a second language
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students teaching track, administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
75.8 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

curriculum and instruction 100%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates N/A
Master’s program graduates 179
Education specialist program graduates N/A
Doctoral program graduates 4

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 15
Part-time faculty 7
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 0.0%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $1.4
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 20.0%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 40
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 4.1
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students N/A
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students N/A
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 58.3% – Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.3:1 – Low
Student-faculty ratio 1.5:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $95.6
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $1.4

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Carolyn A. Julian
Financial aid phone (717) 948-6307

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $8,184 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $11,333 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $682 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $944 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $404 per year
Room and board $8,300
Books and supplies $1,900
Miscellaneous expenses $1,800

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 0
Research assistants 4
Other appointments 0
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 59

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