Overall Niche Grade
- Party SceneB
- Campus FoodB-
- Student LifeB-
Penn State Altoona Rankings
Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.30 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.32 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.32 responses
Most Popular Majors
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering53Graduates
- Criminal Justice and Safety Studies48Graduates
- Human Development30Graduates
- Environmental Studies19Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities17Graduates
- Computer and Information Systems Security13Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
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- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.52 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.64 responses
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
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After Penn State Altoona
- Very Good254
If I had the opportunity to choose a school over again, I would still pick PSA. You get the Penn State feeling without being stuck in a place with 40,000+ people in one area. The school spirit is the best there is.
- College Sophomore
- 21 days ago
My school is giving me the fantastic opportunity to play an NCAA sport, participate in the Honors College and be a science major. How incredible is that?
- College Freshman
- 22 days ago
My school is an institution that cares about its students future. One thing that affects students negatively are scholarships.
- College Sophomore
- 2 months ago