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IPEDS ID: 214616
OPE ID: 00332901
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Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine
500 University Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033-2360
General information:  (717) 531-8563
Website:  med.psu.edu/web/college/home
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  929 (0 undergraduate)
Admissionsmed.psu.edu/web/college/admissions
Apply Onlinemed.psu.edu/web/college/admissions
Financial Aidstudentaid.psu.edu/
Net Price Calculatortuition.psu.edu/CostEstimate.aspx
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteransstudentaid.psu.edu/veterans
Disability Servicesequity.psu.edu/student-disability-resources
Athletic Graduation Rateswww.ncaa.org
Mission Statement
  med.psu.edu/mission-values
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – graduate courses offered, programs not offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty1,154289
Instructional1,124270
Research and public service3019
Total graduate assistants-155
Instructional-155
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2017-2018
In-state tuition$22,114
In-state fees$576
Out-of-state tuition$37,022
Out-of-state fees$576
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all graduate)929
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 95%
Part-time: 5%Student Gender:
Male: 45%
Female: 55%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 12%
Black or African American: 2%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 49%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 24%
Non-resident alien: 7%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 2%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 98%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Anatomy40-
Animal Physiology01-
Biochemistry00-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other00-
Biomedical Sciences, General43-
Biostatistics02-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology01-
Epidemiology7--
Genetics, General01-
Immunology00-
Microbiology, General-4-
Molecular Toxicology-2-
Neuroscience03-
Pharmacology-3-
Category total1520-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Management Science1--
Category total1--
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-1-
Category total-1-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine2--
Medical Scientist0-2
Medicine-135-
Physician Assistant28--
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies-0-
Public Health, General16-0
Category total461352
Grand total621562
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 16
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $15,207
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1921 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
(CPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE programs5/1/1980 -  Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health6/14/2014 -  Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree7/1/1963 - 6/13/2018Accredited
Internship/Residency
Agency / Program / DepartmentPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs3/13/2015 - 10/22/2017Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations522
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault550
Burglary300
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate5.1%5.2%4.9%
Number in default9831,010940
Number in repayment19,22719,27219,178
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)