Penn State Schuylkill is more than what you see from Route 61. Let's take a look...
Did you know that you can continue your athletic career after high school? We offer 8 intercollegiate sports: basketball, soccer, cross country, baseball, softball, golf, wrestling, and volleyball, as well as intramural and recreational activities.Learn more »
Did you know students who take honors courses participate in special activities and have special privileges? They work closely on research projects with faculty, attend conferences and seminars, and have registration priority.Learn more »
Did you know that even local students live on campus? We offer all-apartment style housing, so take advantage of no winter travel, stay late for student activities and study groups, and join a Special Living Options "house"!Learn more »
Did you know you could be published along with your professor for the work that you do? You also have the opportunity to travel with them to present their research at conferences.Learn more »
Did you know that Penn State Schuylkill students receive over $600,000 in scholarship awards annually? Many of our scholarships were created specifically to assist local students, and we have need and merit based scholarships available.Learn more »
Did you know that our students completed over 10,000 hours of community service last year? Our students volunteer throughout the local community at organizations like Schuylkill Women in Crisis, the United Way, and the SPCA.
Did you know that our Student Affairs office plans over 100 activities per semester? From a Broadway play, to an amusement park, to a hypnotist program on campus, there's always something exciting going on.Learn more »
We are...Waiving YOUR Application Fee
Contact our Admissions office at 570-385-6252 for more information on how to apply and have your application fee waived.
- Did you know that even though Penn State Schuylkill is the size of a small college, you still get the education and all of the benefits of a large, world-class university?
- Did you know that behind the soccer field is an actual college campus?
- Did you know that we offer baccalaureate and associate degrees that you can complete here?
- Did you know that you can attend our campus for two years, complete your general education courses, save $25,000, and then complete your degree at University Park or another Penn State campus?
- Did you know that 60% of our student population is from Schuylkill County?
- Did you know that of all the students from Schuylkill County that attend college, 18% of them choose Penn State Schuylkill?
- Did you know that every semester we have local students register that originally went away to another school?
- Did you know that although our class sizes are small, our classroom labs are state-of-the-art, our diverse group of award-winning faculty provide leadership and mentoring, and our students graduate with job offers from all over the world?
We ask that you take time to see all that we have to offer - things that you may never knew we had, even though we were right in your own backyard.