Future Students

Are you considering Penn State Schuylkill?

Then you should know that Penn State Schuylkill provides the academic opportunities of The Pennsylvania State University, a Big Ten University with an international reputation, in an intimate and comfortable college setting. Take a look and see what other opportunities we have to offer!

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Penn State Schuylkill offers nine bachelor's degree programs and four associate degree programs in their entirety. We also offer nine minors, various special programs, and a host of honors studies. Not interested in the majors offered at our campus? Take advantage of the 2+2 degree plan, where you can begin any one of Penn State's 275+ degrees here and finish at another campus, including University Park!

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Beginning or returning to college can be intimidating, which is why we're here to help! This section provides a ton of great information for everyone from first-year students to international ones.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Earning a degree is an investment in your future, and Penn State University strives to make a world-class degree accessible to any student who wants to commit to the work. Visit this section to learn about tuition, financial aid, scholarships, and more!

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Student Life

For some future Penn Staters reading this message, Penn State Schuylkill is right by your home town. However, just because we're local doesn't mean we're like anything you've experienced before! Check out this section to learn about student activities, clubs and professional organizations, our apartment-style housing, and more.

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How to Apply

You've learn about the admissions process, you have an idea of the academic route you'd like to follow, you're looking forward to the student life activities available to you - now how do you apply? This section will walk you through the application process, and if you need any help, an admissions counselor is just a call or an email away!