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We Are... Penn State Lehigh Valley

Our campus offers a friendly, student-centered learning environment; access to the most current technology; and faculty who integrate current business and industry practices into classroom instruction.

Penn State Ranked #1 in Job Recruiting

World-Class Opportunities

According to a recent Wall Street Journal survey, Penn State is the No. 1 overall institution of higher education for producing the best prepared, most well-rounded graduates who are best equipped to succeed once hired. Penn State Lehigh Valley offers students a Penn State degree—and all of the world-class opportunities that go along with one—right here in the Lehigh Valley. Budding entrepreneurs have access to Lehigh Valley LaunchBox, a business-accelerator with dynamic resources to help ideas flourish. Adventure-seekers are encouraged to study abroad, and all students are set up for success with internships at local companies.

Start Early

Students can jump-start their college experience and start earning credits before leaving high school with our Dual Enrollment Program. Courses are available in engineering, health care, arts and leadership, or general educational. Students should contact their high school guidance counselor and our admissions office for more information.

Stay All Four Years

The four-year programs at Penn State Lehigh Valley emphasize academic excellence, while providing the marketable skills needed to succeed—all at a tuition that’s affordable.

2+2=4 Great Years

Students can spend their first two years at one campus, then transition to another of Penn State’s twenty undergraduate campuses for the remaining two years. This approach is called the 2+2 plan, and it’s the most common path to a Penn State degree. At Penn State Lehigh Valley, students take the same classes and find the attentive, experienced faculty that make Penn State a great place to learn.

About Penn State Lehigh Valley

A brief look at what makes Penn State Lehigh Valley so special. From world-class degree programs to a plethora of student activities, the Lehigh Valley campus has something for everyone.

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