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This is Penn State Fayette

This is Penn State Fayette

Penn State Fayette: Explore the Possibilities

At Penn State Fayette, we’re all about you and your future. We want to be your campus, where you can be part of an internationally renowned University with the opportunities and resources that place us a cut above. As a dynamic force in southwestern Pennsylvania, and the only four-year institution of higher education in Fayette County, the campus gives you academic quality that you can’t find anywhere else locally.

The campus takes its role in the community very seriously, serving as a venue for cultural, intellectual, and athletic activities that are attended by thousands of local residents.

Penn State and the Fayette campus have a vested interest in the region, providing education and training programs for local businesses and organizations to help ensure continued growth and vitality.

Penn State Fayette is your Penn State, close to home. We encourage you to explore the campus, use the facilities and resources, and discover how we can help you set your future in motion.

Our Vision

Penn State Fayette will be recognized as the region’s finest student-centered university, focusing on academic excellence and the social, cultural, and economic development of the community.

Our Mission

Located in southwestern Pennsylvania, Penn State Fayette is part of a multi-campus public research university enjoying a world-wide reputation for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. As a small campus, we offer both traditional and nontraditional students an intimate and supportive learning environment with strong ties to the surrounding community. At the same time, the students have direct access to the extensive educational resources and services of the entire Penn State University.

Penn State Fayette is a student-centered campus. We are committed to providing competitive and high-quality associate, baccalaureate, and continuing education programs through the teaching, scholarship, and service of the faculty and staff, and state-of-the-art facilities and learning technologies. Furthermore, as a campus of Pennsylvania’s land grant University, we develop strategic public and private partnerships that positively impact the citizens of the region.

Students graduating from Penn State Fayette return to the community with the ability to expand and apply knowledge in the sciences and technologies, social sciences, arts and humanities, and the professions.