Tucked in the rolling Blue Mountains of east central Pennsylvania, Penn State Schuylkill’s vibrant small campus offers limitless possibility.
Complete one of our 10 bachelor’s degrees or four associate degrees entirely at Penn State Schuylkill. You can also take advantage of the 2+2 plan and begin your studies in more than 275 baccalaureate programs here at Penn State Schuylkill, then complete your degree at Penn State University Park or other Penn State campus locations.
>> Check out our Penn State Schuylkill degree programs.
Perfect Size, Perfect Setting
With about 700 fellow students, you’ll have all the opportunities of a world-class research university in a safe, small-school setting. Penn State Schuylkill’s tree-lined mall and broad lawns provide an ideal backdrop for student activities and just hanging out with friends. And our suite-style Nittany Apartments offer a top-notch residential experience.
>> Read more about student life at Penn State Schuylkill.
Penn State Schuylkill Co-Op
Penn State Schuylkill Co-Op is an elective, four-year undergraduate experience that will connect your classroom learning with meaningful workplace experiences. Combine that with co-op’s career and soft skills training, and you’ll graduate with both a diploma and a résumé – ready to contribute in the workplace from day one.
>> Read more about Penn State Schuylkill Co-Op.
Penn State Schuylkill Athletics
Unique within the Penn State family, our 12 athletic teams participate fully in the Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), providing students with additional opportunities for travel play and recognition.
>> Visit the Penn State Schuylkill Athletics site to learn more.
Close to Outdoor Activities, Big-City Cultural Opportunities and More!
Penn State Schuylkill is perfectly situated within a two- to three-hour drive to the cultural opportunities of major cities such as Philadelphia, New York, and Washington, D.C. For students who treasure the outdoors, the famous Hawk Mountain Sanctuary and recreational possibilities of the Pocono Mountains are nearby.
>> Check out Lion Connect, our campus calendar, to see the types of activities we schedule regularly.
A Smart Investment that Pays Dividends
A Penn State degree pays dividends across a lifetime of success. In fact, the Wall Street Journal recently ranked Penn State graduates #1 in workforce preparation. On top of that, Penn State students who attend or start at a Commonwealth Campus like Penn State Schuylkill can find a great cost savings on their education expenses. For example, students can save approximately $20,000 over two years by starting at Schuylkill versus starting directly at University Park.