Penn State Erie
Residence halls are available for 1,642 students; privately owned housing is also available near campus.
- NCAA Division III
- Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC)
- Varsity Sports:
- Baseball, Basketball, Cross country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo
Penn State Erie
"At Penn State Behrend, you can have connections and interactions that will touch you forever."
- Rachael Hazen, Penn State Behrend student.
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, offers a wide range of opportunities to its students. The campus is close to Presque Isle State Park with its seven miles of sandy beaches and ski resorts. Minutes from downtown Erie, students find a wealth of activities to participate in both on- and off-campus. New facilities include an indoor athletics and recreation center, three residence halls, an observatory, and chapel. Services are also available to help international students meet their unique needs.
The 725-acre campus is in the northwest corner of the state, ninety minutes from Cleveland and Buffalo and two hours from Pittsburgh. Behrend also offers special services tailored to meet international students’ needs.
Student videos highlighting campus life, academics and opportunities at Penn State Erie
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These events are open to any student who is interested in Penn State Behrend, regardless of application status, age, or applicant type (first-year, transfer, or change of campus).
Prospective Transfer Students
Students who are interested in transferring to Penn State Behrend from another college or university. Events of this type are open to all transfer students, regardless of application status.
Prospective First-Year Student
High school students and others with fewer than 18 college credits who are interested in Penn State Behrend. Events of this type are open to all first-year students, regardless of application status.
Students who are 24 years of age or older, a veteran of the armed services, returning to school after an absence of more than four years, or hold an adult role such as parent or spouse.
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- Majors Completed at Penn State Erie:
- Penn State Erie offers 34 baccalaureate degrees and 6 associate degrees that can be completed in their entirety at Penn State Erie.
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