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Why Penn State University?

No matter what you’re seeking, Penn State University has something for you!

Whether you’re looking for a small or large campus, a school close to home or far from it, or a two- or four-year degree, Penn State has options that will appeal to you.

You can experience the thrill of a Big 10 college at the University Park campus or the personal feel of a small college at one of the 20 undergraduate campuses spread around Pennsylvania.

Penn State has been recognized as a leader in higher education for both the education you will receive in the classroom and the career opportunities you will have when you graduate.

  • U.S. News and World Report ranks Penn State University at #37 on its list of top National Universities in the United States.
  • The Center for World Universities Rankings (CWUR) ranks Penn State University as #46 on its Top 50 World Universities list.
  • Kiplinger’s magazine has ranked Penn State University at #53 on its Best College Values list.
  • The Wall Street Journal recognized Penn State University as #1 on its Recruiter Rankings list.

Whatever your career aspirations, Penn State University can help you to reach them! And you can start your Penn State education right here at Penn State Fayette!

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Why Penn State Fayette?

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus offers academic degrees and certificate programs in a wide array of fields. Along with our eight bachelor’s degrees and eight associate’s degrees that can be completed entirely at Penn State Fayette, students can begin the first two years of any of Penn State’s 160+ majors before completing the final two years at another Penn State campus. Penn State’s 2+2 Program allows students to experience the college environment in a comfortable setting before transferring to a large campus to enjoy all that it can offer.

Learn more about  Penn State’s 2+2 Program

Our reputation for academic excellence begins with a rich variety of courses and programs. In addition, our low student-to-faculty ratio allows you to get personal attention from the experienced, world-class Penn State faculty in a small setting and close to home right here in Fayette County!

Learn more about the degrees and majors offered at Penn State Fayette.

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, is located in the scenic Laurel Highlands on the site of a 19th century farmstead, conveniently located on Route 119 just outside of Uniontown, PA. The campus location provides a convenient and safe atmosphere with easy access to Pittsburgh and all the social, cultural, and employment opportunities a large city can offer.

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