Your Future Starts Here

What do you want in your college? To be part of something innovative, creative, rewarding, global?

You can be part of all that at Penn State Behrend, with our dozens of degree programs, hands-on research, and fun, active campus. 

At Behrend, we’ll welcome you like family, help you build a network, and take advantage of the opportunities offered by a university that’s recognized around the world.

Be part of something big. Be part of Penn State Behrend.

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Why Penn State Behrend?

Behrend offers a friendly, student-centered atmosphere with the resources of a major university. You can pursue your future career with more than 40 majors and plenty of hands-on experiences. Outside the classroom, join one of our clubs or organizations, cheer on Behrend’s NCAA teams, and take advantage of our variety of student support services.

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Explore Your Academic Options

You might not know exactly what you want to major in. You’re not alone. That’s true for a lot of incoming students today. One way to start exploring is to look at programs that match your interests. Maybe you’ll find the right program of study for you here at Behrend in one of these areas.

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How to Apply

We know that the application process can be a lot to take in, especially if you’re a first-year applicant. Don’t worry—we’ll help you through the application, step by step. We’ll explain the process of filling out an online application, and tell you what information you’ll need to have ready.

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Important Dates

To have the greatest chance at your first choice of campus and major, make sure to pay attention to certain deadlines in the application process. Our timeline will give you the guidance you need to be sure you’re getting your materials submitted on time.

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Visit Us

The best way to learn about a college campus is to visit it. With that in mind, we offer many opportunities for you to visit Penn State Behrend. Sign up for an in-person tour, take our 360-degree virtual tour, register for one of our special events, or contact our Admissions staff about setting up a visit.

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Want to Learn More?

We know you have questions—and we’re here to help. If you’d like to learn more, or just want to chat some more about how Penn State Behrend might be a good fit for you, please reach out. You can email us at [email protected], call us at 814-898-6100, or fill out our online request form.