Why Penn State Scranton

Penn State Scranton offers huge advantages and opportunities for students interact one-one-one with world class faculty. They'll have the benefits of a large, research-oriented University, but in a small, close-knit community.

You're going to love it here.

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Internationally Renowned Degrees

Just think of the opportunities you will have by earning a degree from one of the largest and most prestigious universities in the world - right here in Northeast Pennsylvania.

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Diverse Community

Penn State Scranton creates tomorrow’s diverse leaders. We challenge individuals to discover their full potential, appreciate, embrace, respect and celebrate all cultures.

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A Great Educational Value

Attending Penn State Scranton not only SAVES DOLLARS, it makes SENSE! Our in-state tuition costs are among the lowest of colleges in the region. This, combined with our internationally renowned degrees, makes Penn State Scranton an excellent place to further your education.

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Excellent Location

The gently rolling hills surrounding the Lackawanna Valley in Northeast Pennsylvania provide a scenic backdrop for our 45 acre campus, located just north of Scranton.

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Engaging Student Life

Penn State Scranton provides a campus experience unlike any other. We offer an intimate, closely-knit community experience, rich with culture, diversity, community, and opportunity.