Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

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Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Admissions Overview:

Students interested in applying to Mansfield University will need to submit scores from the SAT or ACT as part of the application. The school has an acceptance rate of 88%, making it a largely accessible college for interested applicants. Along with test scores and a completed application, students will need to submit official high school transcripts. For more information, feel free to contact the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Mansfield University Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Description:

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania is a public, four-year university located in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles from Corning, New York. It supports about 3,000 students with a healthy student/faculty ratio of 19 to 1. MU offers more than 70 graduate and undergraduate programs across a wide range of academic fields. Popular majors include Business Administration, Nursing, Education, and Music. Students at MU balance their classwork with participation in numerous clubs and organizations including such interesting ones as the MU Paranormal Society, the MU Bass Fishing Team, and the MU Muggle Quidditch Association. The university also has plenty of intramural sports such as Wallyball, Racquetball, and Wiffle Ball. When it comes to intercollegiate athletics, the Mansfield University Mountaineers compete in the NCAA Division II Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) with five men’s and seven women’s teams. Popular sports include basketball, softball, swimming, and track and field.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,180 (2,100 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 92% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $11,908 (in-state); $21,292 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,800 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,850
  • Other Expenses: $2,642
  • Total Cost: $28,200 (in-state); $37,584 (out-of-state)

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 77%
    • Loans: 87%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,913
    • Loans: $8,805

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Music, Nursing, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 72%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 29%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 33%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Football, Cross Country, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Field Hockey, Swimming, Softball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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