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Choose Penn State Fayette

As a dynamic force in southwestern Pennsylvania, and the only four-year institution of higher education in Fayette County, Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus gives you academic quality and educational value that you can’t find anywhere else locally—or regionally. 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.

  • Ranked as a “Best Values in Public Colleges” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 2014
  • Ranked at #46 for 2014 in the Center for World University Rankings
  • Ranked #1 for college graduates who are best suited for the world of work in a survey of corporate recruiters by the Wall Street Journal (2010)
  • Top Ranked Career Services Office, 2014 Princeton Review
  • Ranked as the #2 Best Colleges for Veterans, US News & World Report
  • World’s largest Student-Run Philanthropy, IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon
  • A powerful network of more than 645,000 alumni worldwide and 177,000 active alumni association members
Track and Field Team

We offer twelve varsity intercollegiate athletic teams, numerous club sports, and several opportunities for involvement at the intramural level. There's also the free Fitness Center and open gym time to keep you active. 

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Approximately 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid. For those that qualify, the average total financial aid award is typically more than half the cost of tuition.

All first-year applicants are automatically considered for Penn State Fayette campus scholarships when they apply by the Scholarship Priority Deadline of February 1. These campus-based scholarships are merit scholarships based on an applicant’s previous accomplishments.