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RESS – Admissions Data

MPS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Applications - - 7 53 57 90 64 54 49 81
Offers (% selectivity) - - 2 (29%) 28 (53%) 38 (67%) 41 (46%) 33 (52%) 37 (69%) 43 (88%) 79 (98%)
Accepts (% yield) - - 2 (100%) 28 (100%) 36 (95%) 39 (95%) 29 (88%) 30 (81%) 34 (79%) 65 (82%)

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

"-" indicates n=0


RESS – Average GRE Scores for New Enrollees*

MPS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Analytical (P) - - c - - - - - -
Verbal (P) - c 152.66 (58%)
n=12
152.50 (60%)
n=8
152.08 (54%)
n=12
152.83 (57%)
n=6
152.56 (58%)
n=9
156.67 (73%)
n=6
156.38 (71%)
n=8
Quantitative (P) - c 152.25 (54%)
n=12
157.62 (69%)
n=8
152.00 (48%)
n=12
151.17 (44%)
n=6
156.78 (65%)
n=9
156.17 (61%)
n=6
155.00 (63%)
n=8
Analyt Writing (P) - c 3.90 (50%)
n=11
3.60 (48%)
n=8
4.04 (57%)
n=12
3.83 (51%)
n=6
3.78 (51%)
n=9
3.92 (53%)
n=6
4.69 (60%)
n=8

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*GRE tests taken on or after August 1st, 2011 are scored according the following scale:
    Verbal Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Quantitative Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Analytical Writing: 0 - 6, half point increments
  For tests taken prior to August 1st, 2011, scores were converted to the new scale accordingly.
P = Percentile Ranking
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0
World Campus official enrollment data isn't available in the Datawarehouse from FA2007 through SU2012.


RESS – Average GMAT Scores for New Enrollees

MPS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total (P) * - - - c c c c - -
Verbal (P) * - - - c c c c - -
Quantitative (P) * - - - c c c c - -
Analyt Writing (P) * - - - c c c c - -

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*P = Percentile Ranking
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0
World Campus official enrollment data isn't available in the Datawarehouse from FA2007 through SU2012.


RESS – Jr/Sr GPA for New Enrollees

MPS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
GPA - c 3.45
n=19
3.32
n=19
3.24
n=34
3.17
n=22
3.09
n=28
3.21
n=29
3.22
n=62

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0
World Campus official enrollment data isn't available in the Datawarehouse from FA2007 through SU2012.


RESS – Demographics for New Enrollees

MPS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total New Enrl - 2 24 25 35 23 28 29 64
Domestic - c 21 (88%) 21 (84%) 31 (89%) 20 (87%) 25 (89%) 28 (97%) 60 (94%)
  Total URM * - c 4 (17%) 3 (12%) 5 (14%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 4 (14%) 2 (3%)
    Black/Afr. Amer. - c   1 (4%)   2 (8%)   3 (9%)   1 (4%) -   1 (3%)   2 (3%)
    Am. Ind./AK Native - c - - - - - - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - c - - - - - - -
    Hispanic/Latino - c   3 (13%)   1 (4%)   2 (6%) -   1 (4%)   3 (10%) -
  Asian - c 1 (4%) - 2 (6%) 2 (9%) 1 (4%) 1 (3%) 7 (11%)
  White - c 15 (63%) 18 (72%) 24 (69%) 15 (65%) 21 (75%) 23 (79%) 48 (75%)
  Two or More - c 1 (4%) - - 2 (9%) 1 (4%) - 2 (3%)
  Unknown - c - - - - 1 (4%) - 1 (2%)
International - c 3 (13%) 4 (16%) 4 (11%) 3 (13%) 3 (11%) 1 (3%) 4 (6%)

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0
World Campus official enrollment data isn't available in the Datawarehouse from FA2007 through SU2012.

MPS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female - c 7 (29%) 8 (32%) 11 (31%) 7 (30%) 7 (25%) 6 (21%) 28 (44%)
Male - c 17 (71%) 17 (68%) 24 (69%) 16 (70%) 21 (75%) 23 (79%) 36 (56%)
Total - 2 24 25 35 23 28 29 64

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0
World Campus official enrollment data isn't available in the Datawarehouse from FA2007 through SU2012.


RESS – Total Enrollments by Degree

2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
MPS - 3 30 54 75 74 77 79 139

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

"-" indicates n=0
World Campus official enrollment data isn't available in the Datawarehouse from FA2007 through SU2012.


RESS – Total Enrollments by Demographic

MPS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total Enrl - 3 30 54 75 74 77 79 139
Domestic - c 27 (90%) 47 (87%) 66 (88%) 64 (86%) 67 (87%) 72 (91%) 132 (95%)
  Total URM * - c 4 (13%) 5 (9%) 9 (12%) 7 (9%) 8 (10%) 10 (13%) 14 (10%)
    Black/Afr. Amer. - c   1 (3%)   3 (6%)   4 (5%)   4 (5%)   4 (5%)   5 (6%)   6 (4%)
    Am. Ind./AK Native - c - -   2 (3%)   1 (1%)   1 (1%)   1 (1%)   1 (1%)
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - c - - - - - -   1 (1%)
    Hispanic/Latino - c   3 (10%)   2 (4%)   3 (4%)   2 (3%)   3 (4%)   4 (5%)   6 (4%)
  Asian - c 1 (3%) 1 (2%) 3 (4%) 5 (7%) 5 (6%) 4 (5%) 7 (5%)
  White - c 20 (67%) 36 (67%) 54 (72%) 50 (68%) 51 (66%) 56 (71%) 107 (77%)
  Two or More - c 2 (7%) 2 (4%) - 2 (3%) 2 (3%) 2 (3%) 3 (2%)
  Unknown - c - 3 (6%) - - 1 (1%) - 1 (1%)
International - c 3 (10%) 7 (13%) 9 (12%) 10 (14%) 10 (13%) 7 (9%) 7 (5%)

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0
World Campus official enrollment data isn't available in the Datawarehouse from FA2007 through SU2012.

MPS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female - c 9 (30%) 15 (28%) 21 (28%) 24 (32%) 24 (31%) 21 (27%) 40 (29%)
Male - c 21 (70%) 39 (72%) 54 (72%) 50 (68%) 53 (69%) 58 (73%) 99 (71%)
Total - 3 30 54 75 74 77 79 139

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0
World Campus official enrollment data isn't available in the Datawarehouse from FA2007 through SU2012.


RESS – Total Degrees Conferred by Degree

RESS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
MPS - - - - 6
Total 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
MPS - - - - 6 10 19 16 23 12

(Last updated 10/26/2021)

"-" indicates n=0


RESS – Median Time to Degree (years)

MPS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
In Major/Degree * - - - - 1.6 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.6 1.9
First Enrollment - - - - 1.6 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.6 2.1
Number (n) - - - - n=6 n=10 n=19 n=16 n=23 n=12

(Last updated 10/27/2021)

*In Major/Degree: The median time to degree in graduating major and degree at Penn State.
First Enrollment: The median time to degree based on the first enrollment as a graduate student at Penn State.
"-" indicates n=0


RESS – Degree Completion, WC Campus

MPS #Started 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years Total Completed % Completed
2011/12 Cohort - - - - - - - - - - - -
2012/13 Cohort - - - - - - - - - - -
2013/14 Cohort 3 - - - 1 - - - 1 33%
2014/15 Cohort 26 6 9 2 1 - - 18 69%
2015/16 Cohort 32 1 10 4 5 2 22 69%
2016/17 Cohort 35 6 8 5 1 20 57%
2017/18 Cohort 23 3 7 - 10 43%
2018/19 Cohort 29 6 4 10 34%
2019/20 Cohort 30 4 4 13%
2020/21 Cohort 60

(Last updated 10/27/2021)

"-" indicates n=0

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