Admission photoband shows Metzgar Center and photos of students.


What kind of college experience are you looking for? Do you want the many educational opportunities that a global university can offer? Penn State Behrend has them. Would you prefer a smaller campus where faculty members know you by name? We’re that place too. Are a beautiful setting, dynamic living-learning communities, and extracurricular activities like clubs and athletics at the top of your must-have list? Check, check, and check! 

Penn State Behrend offers thirty-seven four-year degree programs (some of which are unique to the Penn State system) plus five master’s degrees and four associate degrees. Or, start most of Penn State’s 250+ undergraduate degree programs here. 

A Penn State Behrend Adult Learner celebrates commencement with his family.

We understand that adults have unique life situations and academic needs. Our Office of Adult Learner Services is here to help you begin or return to your undergraduate education.

Penn State Behrend graduate students discuss readings.

Keep your career trajectory moving upward with a Penn State graduate degree. Penn State Behrend offers five master’s degree programs in Erie, and one in Pittsburgh.

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.