Why Penn State?

The Penn State Advantage. For life.

Penn State students are members of a legacy of academic distinction that spans more than 150 years, and we have been working with distance and adult students in one form or another for almost as long. You come from all walks of life. You’re sometimes uncertain whether you’re up to the challenge of furthering your education. We get it. Our experts are dedicated to helping you achieve your career and life goals. They’ll help you find the right program, find ways to finance your education, guide you through the admissions process, and provide personal support no matter how or where you learn and study.

We are Penn State.

When you graduate with your Penn State degree — identical to the degree earned by traditional students — you will hold a highly regarded diploma and be part of one of the largest and most active alumni organizations in the country. You will have new contacts and networks and connections with Penn Staters all over the world. Employers will take notice. In fact, Penn State ranked first among favorite schools to recruit from, in a Wall Street Journal survey of 479 recruiters from companies across the United States. 

Take a few seconds to fill out the form to request information, and an admissions counselor will contact you to talk about your options.