Penn State Hazleton

Category: Public Universities with fewer than 10000 enrolled students | State: Pennsylvania

About Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton offers the first two years of study for nearly all of Penn States more than 160 baccalaureate programs, which can be completed at University Park or another campus. In addition, Penn State Hazleton offers fourteen programs; 9 baccalaureate programs and five associate degrees. The campus of about 1000 students can house up to 485 students in one of its three residence halls. The campus is conveniently located off Interstates 80 and 81, twenty minutes form the activity-filled Pocono Mountains, and two hours from New York City, Philadelphia, and the University Park campus.
2017 Military Friendly® STATUS: Military Friendly®

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Why attend Penn State Hazleton

With our motto ,Every Student Counts, Penn State Hazleton provides a comprehensive experience to all students including our veterans. Classes are generally small, and faculty and staff take great pride in giving students individual attention. Our faculty includes award-winning teachers and scholars who are committed to teaching and learning, and focus on giving students a high-quality educational experience. At Penn State Hazleton, military members will receive personal attention in the classroom and the opportunity to join clubs and other organizations (including a Veterans Club), along with the potential to take a leadership role, and participate in undergraduate research.

Ratings

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Tuition $14,072 $20,608 N/A N/A
Fees $898 $898 N/A N/A
Room $5,616 $5,616 N/A N/A
Board $5,616 $5,616 N/A N/A
Books $2,600 $2,600 N/A N/A
Other Expenses $1,300 $1,300 N/A N/A
Totals $30,102 $36,638 N/A N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • ACT or SAT test score requirements waived for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military personnel
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Mental health counseling
  • Veteran-to-veteran peer mentoring program
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?