Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    575
  • Program Cost
    $9,276
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057, United States of America
Website

Founded in 1966 on the site of a former United States Air Force base, Penn State Harrisburg, The Capital College, is an undergraduate college and a graduate center of The Pennsylvania State University having a diverse student body. The School of Business Administration, one of the College’s five academic units, offers a Bachelor of Science with five majors (accounting, finance, information systems, management, and marketing), Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Information Systems. With 48 faculty, it is accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business.

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  • Yield
    82%

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About Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 78
  • Median 72
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
School of Business Administration Average Across All Schools

575 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 40
0% 0.0
82% 82.0
Female
32% 32
International
4% 4
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Not Considered
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Considered
  • Interviews Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
33% 33
Marketing / Sales
28% 28
Operations
12% 12
Human Resources
10% 10
Management
8% 8
Other
5% 5
Consulting
4% 4
Financial Services
30% 30
Consumer Products
24% 24
Manufacturing
13% 13
Government
11% 11
Consulting
7% 7
Technology
5% 5
Pharma / Health Care
5% 5
Real Estate
3% 3
Petroleum / Energy
2% 2
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0%
740 to 769
0%
0%
710 to 739
0%
0%
680 to 709
0%
0%
650 to 679
0%
0%
620 to 649
0%
0%
590 to 619
0%
0%
560 to 589
0%
0%
530 to 559
0%
0%
500 to 529
0%
0%
Under 500
0%
0%
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$9,276
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $773
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$14,376
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,198
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
13% 38
6% 19
Students in Core Classes
24 School of Business Administration 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
40% 40
Lectures
20% 20
Case study
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • E-commerce
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
Top Areas of Study
  • E-commerce
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Supply Chain Management
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 30
  • Average # of months to complete program 30
  • Six-Year completion rate 99%
  • Max time allowed to complete 96
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • All classrooms upgraded to State of the Art instructional Technology. All computer labs upgraded. Faculty get upgraded PC's on a 3-4 year Rotational basis. Classroom management system receives annual upgrades.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
79% 79
Asian American
7% 7
African American
6% 6
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,406 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
28% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months