Schuylkill Campus

About Us

About Us

Penn State Schuylkill is one of the oldest Commonwealth campuses of Penn State. The educational experience at Penn State Schuylkill focuses on academic excellence, a broad array of experiential learning opportunities, and community and civic engagement.

You may complete two- or four-year degree programs on the Schuylkill campus or participate in the 2+2 degree plan where you complete two years at Schuylkill and continue your education at any Penn State campus including University Park.

Penn State Schuylkill is a great value where
you will receive a quality education. In 2017,
the Washington Monthly named Penn State Schuylkill a Top 25 Best Value Northeast College and as the best value public college in the state of Pennsylvania.

Penn State Schuylkill participates as full members of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), and Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC).

Penn State Schuylkill is located just two hours from Philadelphia, New York City, and New Jersey.


Penn State Schuylkill offers seven baccalaureate and four associate degree programs, giving students the opportunity to complete full programs of study without having to change campuses. Students can also complete the first two years of study for more than 160 Penn State bachelor degree programs and then move on to another campus, like University Park. Combine the variety of academic programs with a host of talented, caring faculty, and Penn State Schuylkill might be your best choice for higher education.


Faculty members at Penn State Schuylkill are leaders in teaching, research, and creative pursuits. An average of nineteen students per class allows our faculty to interact personally with students. Our instructors also serve as academic advisers and mentors. Throughout your time at Penn State Schuylkill, a personal adviser will help you identify and achieve your academic and career goals.

Student Aid

As a land-grant university of Pennsylvania, Penn State University receives appropriations from the state legislature. The quality of a Penn State education, coupled with affordable tuition, makes the University an excellent value in higher education. In addition, Penn State provides access to all state and federal grant and loan programs for qualified individuals. Our student aid staff will explain application procedures and deadlines to help maximize your eligibility for financial support.

Activities and Sports

Penn State Schuylkill offers more than thirty student organizations, ten varsity sports (baseball, soccer, cross-country, volleyball, wrestling, basketball, softball, and golf) and intramural athletic teams.

There is a well-equipped fitness center which is a popular place for students to gather, and the gymnasium has several open recreation periods each week.

The Student Government Association represents students with the campus administration.