We Are Penn State.
Penn State consistently ranks among the top three percent of the world’s universities. Our tuition is 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. We offer the best educational value in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
We will provide you with high-quality academics, state-of-the-art technology and a supportive faculty that will prepare you for your future.
Penn State Scranton is...
- a Big Ten internationally renowned university close to home, offering baccalaureate and associate degrees and certificate programs taught by Penn State faculty;
- a teaching/learning/research institution for undergraduate education and for lifelong learning;
- a small campus with a big degree;
- a partner in educational collaborations that improve the quality of life for our community through contract training, enrichment programs and service projects; and,
- committed to the highest quality in teaching, research and scholarship, and service to our campus, our students, our communities, and our professions.
Penn State Scranton at a Glance
- 875 students
- Average class size: 23
- 16:1 student/faculty ratio
- 45-acre campus
- 57 full-time and 40 part-time faculty members
- Tuition: $14,838 base rate per year for in-state, first year, full-time students
- 14 Bachelor degrees, four Associate degrees, a master's degree for nurse practitioners, graduate programs and professional certificates
- First two years of a Penn State bachelor's degree in over 275 programs
- A wide range of continuing education programs including AutoCAD, e-commerce, human resources, real estate, supply chain management, technology, and youth programs and camps, etc.
- Customized training programs for businesses or schools
- State-of-the-art computer labs
- Athletic teams, cultural programs, clubs and social activities that offer students a variety of ways to get involved and expand their personal interests
- Privately-owned local housing available across the street from campus
- Located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Just off Interstate 81 at Throop, Exit 188 and within driving distance of major metropolitan areas such as New York City and Philadelphia.
- Ranked 4 of 25 Safest Colleges in America by Niche (2021)