Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto

  • Penn State Mont Alto provides the best of two worlds. We are an intimate, nurturing college campus with access to the resources and benefits provided by a Big Ten university. We are Penn State, and because of that, we can provide students with access to leading faculty, a variety of majors and degree options, 24 campuses across the commonwealth, sports, concerts, and cultural events, one of the largest alumni associations in the nation, and most importantly, a Penn State degree. We are also Mont Alto, an intimate, nurturing college campus that allows students to have individual access to their professors, a student success center with tutors and resources to help you succeed, the opportunity to join and lead student clubs and organizations during your first year in college, the chance to extend your athletic career by participating in varsity sports on campus, and much more. Penn State Mont Alto can provide you access to a Big Ten university on a campus that is quaint and comfortable. In the end, you'll be exposed to so many choices and experiences, and you'll earn a Penn State degree, which ultimately provides access to exciting and challenging career opportunities. There's so much to love about Penn State.

School Highlights

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto serves 830 students (71% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.

Top Placements

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto places among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto(PA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty72 staff30 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 173% over five years.
Total Enrollment830 students406 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:123:1
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# Full-Time Students591 students306 students
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# Part-Time Students239 students157 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
438330
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
6%
9%
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% Black
5%
15%
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% White
68%
57%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
13%
11%
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Diversity Score0.510.63
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$54,300$34,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $13,648 is more than the state average of $9,884. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $20,334 is more than the state average of $14,207. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$13,648$9,884
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Out-State Tuition Fees$20,334$14,207
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$26,000$12,495
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Median Debt for Dropouts$10,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate76%85%
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SAT Total Avg.1,3851,350
SAT Reading465450
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SAT Math470465
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SAT Writing450435
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ACT Total Avg.6765
ACT Composite2020
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ACT English2018
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ACT Math2020
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ACT Writing77
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto is Purdue University Global-Hagerstown (14.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 494 students | 14.90 Mi18618 Crestwood Drive
    Hagerstown MD  21742
    (301) 766-3600
    14.90494
  • 4,156 students | 15.80 Mi11400 Robinwood Dr
    Hagerstown MD  21742
    (240) 500-2530
    15.804,156
  • 1,699 students | 17.00 Mi731 Old Harrisburg Rd
    Gettysburg PA  17325
    (717) 337-3855
    17.001,699
  • 6,000 students | 27.70 Mi7932 Opossumtown Pike
    Frederick MD  21702
    (301) 846-2400
    27.706,000
  • Martinsburg College
    Private for-profit
    1,203 students | 32.90 Mi341 Aikens Center
    Martinsburg WV  25404
    (304) 945-0656
    32.901,203
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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,884 per year for in-state students and $14,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,500 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Hussian College School of Art. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.