This aerial photo shows Lilley Library, Kochel Center, and Metzgar Center.

Prospective Students

Welcome to Penn State Behrend!

We're a top public college in Pennsylvania on a number of academic measures—and part of the University ranked No. 1 for preparing graduates to succeed, according to a Wall Street Journal survey of business recruiters. Our enrollment is growing and so are the opportunities for students like you. 

Penn State Behrend students hang out at Bruno's Cafe.

At Penn State Behrend, students come first—and it shows. In our last survey of graduating seniors, ninety-five percent said they would recommend us to friends or family. Find out for yourself what makes Behrend the right choice for so many students.

Penn State Behrend students walk by the Lion Shrine

The best way to see if any college is right for you is to visit campus. Penn State Behrend hosts one major Saturday visitation event each semester, plus individual appointments most weekdays. Can’t make it to campus? Take our virtual 360-degree tour.