Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus

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#3 Overall Score: 96 Best Online Bachelor's Programs

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Bachelor's Program Overview

Pennsylvania State University--World Campus, a public institution, has been offering online bachelor's degree programs since 2000-2001. All of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience. When applying for the online programs at Pennsylvania State University--World Campus, it's important to note that the deadline is June 30.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2000-2001
Total enrollment 3,845
2013-2014 Tuition $518 per credit
Application deadline June 30
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 19
Student Engagement score 80
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 33
Faculty Credentials and Training score 76
Student Services and Technology rank 52
Student Services and Technology score 56
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.0


Application deadline (U.S. residents) June 30
Application deadline (international students) June 30
Priority application deadline N/A
Admissions website
Director of admissions Martha Jordan
Admissions phone (800) 252-3592
Admissions email
Denies admittance to qualified applicants No

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Maximum class size 26
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 286
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 264
Average online teaching experience 2 years
Five most popular majors
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 24%
Psychology, General 19%
Business/Commerce, General 10%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 10%
Organizational Behavior Studies 9%
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students No
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S. Yes
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Graduation rates
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Student Body

Total enrollment 3,845
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
New entrants who are first-time freshmen 3%
Average student age 31

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Technology & Support

Required Internet speed DSL
Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $518
In-state, out-of-district tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $518
Out-of-state tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $518
Tuition for international students (per credit) $518
Financial aid available Both institutional and federal aid are available

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