Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

31 S Academy St, Mansfield, United States
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Overview of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

About this school

Mansfield is a public, multipurpose university. It was founded in 1857, became a state teachers college in 1927, and gained university status 1983. Its 205-acre campus is located in Mansfield, 30 miles south of Elmira, N.Y.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,836
    • Men:747 Men (40.7%)
    • Women:1,089 Women (59.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Mansfield University of Pennsylvania is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
-
-
History
4
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
Academy Street
City, State, Zip
Mansfield, PA 16933
Phone
(570) 662-4243
Fax
(570) 662-4121
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
68% of 2,501 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 1,620 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 881 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
406 (24%) of 1,703 admitted students enrolled
Women
254 (22%) of 1,140 admitted students enrolled
Men
152 (27%) of 563 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.35
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
12%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
32%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
13%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
34%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $12,316|Out-of-state: $21,766 (42.93%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,928 (41.58%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,800 (6.27%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,642 (9.21%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Mansfield University of Pennsylvania accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15 | Final deadline June 30
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 17
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003324
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
435 (97.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
307 (70.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
307 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
124 (40.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
37%
Average Award
$10,164
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 228 (74.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,859
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 284 (92.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,516
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 180 (58.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
59 (13.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,770

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,808 (94.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,155 (63.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,155 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
559 (48.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
43%
Average Award
$10,205
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 898 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,658
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,075 (93.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,545
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 437 (37.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
149 (7.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,046

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,624
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Communication, Education, Health Fields, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not reported

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not reported

Math/Science


Not reported

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


100

Part-Time Faculty


45

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


59%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 49% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Mansfield University of Pennsylvania provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


19.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


55.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


57.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (62)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Geography
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial Safety Technology/Technician
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


None

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (11)


  • Art Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Information Studies
  • Library Science
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


3,628

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


174 acres

Weather


Temperature
18.8 average low in January, 80 average high in September
Rain
140 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Mansfield
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


49% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


51%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Mountaineer
School Colors
Red and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country running, equestrian sports, football, golf, racquetball, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Mansfield University of Pennsylvania offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,655

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,836
Women
1,089
Men
747

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.7% Asian
  • 10.3% Black/African-American
  • 3.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 81.1% White
  • 1.9% Unknown

International Students


0.7%

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


61

Student Resources

Study resources