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Campus Brandywine

Campus Brandywine

Just 12 miles from Philadelphia, Penn State Brandywine offers the charm and intimacy of a small college on a lovely 90-acre campus, along with the name recognition, prestige, excitement, and resources of a world-class research institution.

Along with our Fourteen bachelor’s degrees and two associate degrees that can be completed entirely at Penn State Brandywine, students can begin the first two years of any of Penn State’s 275+ majors before completing the final two years at another Penn State campus. Penn State’s 2+2 Program allows students to experience the college environment in a comfortable setting with a 13:1 student-faculty ratio before transferring to a large campus to enjoy all that it can offer.

Special opportunities in The Cooper and Schreyer Honors Programs, Global Programs, undergraduate research, and internships & co-ops exist for our students on campus. Penn State Brandywine also offers prerequisite courses for students wishing to pursue various careers in the allied health and medical science fields.

Campus Facts


University-operated housing is available for 250+ students; Privately owned housing is also available close to campus.


1,379 attend classes here.


Student to teacher ratio of 13:1

Clubs & Organizations

40 Clubs & Organizations


Penn State Brandywine offers 14 baccalaureate degrees and 2 associate degrees that can be completed in their entirety at Penn State Brandywine. Nearly all of Penn State's more than 275 baccalaureate programs may be started at Penn State Brandywine as part of the 2+2 Plan.


Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC)

United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)

Upcoming Events

Please visit the Penn State World Campus Calendar to view upcoming webinar events.
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Campus Majors

Penn State offers more than 275 majors, with four-year degrees offered at all 20 of our undergraduate campuses.

2+2 Plan

Starting a program at a Commonwealth Campus and completing at University Park. The most common path to a Penn State degree.