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.

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Explore 10 four-year baccalaureate degree programs and 5 two-year degree programs that can be completed entirely at the Penn State Fayette campus. Choose the 2+2 plan to begin the first two years of any of Penn State’s 275+ majors at the Fayette campus before completing the final two years at another Penn State Campus.

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Visit Us

We encourage you to visit our beautiful, 100-acre campus and discover how we can help set your future in motion. Our campus is located in Fayette County which is a part of the scenic Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania between Connellsville and Uniontown. Penn State Fayette is about 50 miles from Pittsburgh and 30 miles from Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Become a Penn Stater

Our low student-to-faculty ratio allows you to receive personal attention from the experienced, world-class Penn State faculty in a small setting. There are approximately 500 students.

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Financial Aid

Approximately 91% 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.

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We know families carefully consider the value of the investments they make, and education is no exception. Penn State Fayette prides itself in partnering with students and families to help meet their needs, from academics to student engagement and affordability. Students may qualify for financial aid programs that ease the financial burden associated with completing a college degree. 

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Campus Life

We will help you stay on track with academics, get involved on campus with student clubs and keep you healthy with a fitness center and a wellness garden. Whatever your interests inside or outside the classroom, there is something for you at Fayette!

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Experience the Laurel Highlands

Penn State Fayette is situated in the magnificent Laurel Highlands—a mountainous region spanning 3,000 square miles of Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland Counties. As a student, you and your family will enjoy one of Pennsylvania’s premiere four-season destinations for spectacular views, outdoor recreation, historic attractions and more.

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Outstanding Athletics

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.