Pennsylvania State University–University Park College of Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions N/A
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $65

Pennsylvania State University University Park College of Education
TOEFL

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

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 126
Acceptance rate 88.1%
Enrollment 11 full-time
120 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 489
Acceptance rate 47.9%
Enrollment 188 full-time
327 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 472
Acceptance rate 41.3%
Enrollment 346 full-time
229 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, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(12)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students N/A
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

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

education administration and supervision 14%
student counseling and personnel services 10%
curriculum and instruction 23%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 2%
social and philosophical foundations of education 9%
education policy 10%
educational technology 3%
educational psychology 2%
elementary teacher education 7%
higher education administration 6%
junior high/intermediate/middle school teacher education 1%
secondary teacher education 7%
special education 10%
technical teacher education (vocational) 9%
educational/instructional media design 6%
other 19%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 108
Master’s program graduates 261
Education specialist program graduates N/A
Doctoral program graduates 103

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 117
Part-time faculty 120
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 18.8%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $18.4
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 52.6%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 69
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.0
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 4.2
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 533 – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 611
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 41.3% – Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.9:1
Student-faculty ratio 3.6:1 – High
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $158.4
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $18.4

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director N/A
Financial aid phone (814) 863-1489

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $16,364 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $28,642 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $649 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,193 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $838 per year
Room and board $10,980
Books and supplies $1,920
Miscellaneous expenses $1,920

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 10
Teaching assistants 88
Research assistants 109
Other appointments 38
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 25

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