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

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Start Your Future Here

Whether you're applying to the college as a first-year student or transferring from another college or campus, your Penn State Behrend experience starts with Penn State’s online application. Click the appropriate link below for information and resources, but don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions about the application process.

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Adult Learners

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.

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Graduate Students

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

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Visit Us

We want to get to know you, and for you to get to know us. That's why we offer many options to connect with us and learn more about Penn State Behrend. We encourage you to join us for a virtual visit, virtual appointment, or virtual tour.