CollegiateParent’s Resources for Penn State Parents

Here’s the basic information about Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona at a glance. Be sure to check out the guide below for more information on how to support your Penn State student!
Name:Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona
Address:3000 Ivyside Park
AltoonaPA, 16601
Phone Number:(814) 949-5000
Website:www.altoona.psu.edu/
Type:Occupational, Academic
Awards:Less than 1 year, 1 year certificate, Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:3903
Faculty Ratio:17 to 1

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