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Campus Greater Allegheny

Campus Greater Allegheny

At Penn State Greater Allegheny, approximately 500 students enjoy the suburban environment with easy access to neighboring city life in Pittsburgh, 15 miles away.

On campus, a new student community center provides a wireless environment, game room, food court, staging areas for theatre and entertainment, lounging areas, student club offices, health services, WMKP radio station, and the Penn State Bookstore. Penn State Greater Allegheny also has a new fitness center, residence hall, library, computer center, and classrooms. There are also a number of student support programs available, including those for international students.

Campus Facts


University-operated housing is available for 200+ students; Privately owned housing is also available close to campus.


550 attend classes here.


Student to teacher ratio of 9:1

Clubs & Organizations

16 Clubs & Organizations


Penn State Greater Allegheny offers 11 baccalaureate degrees and 4 associate degree that can be completed in their entirety at Penn State Greater Allegheny. Nearly all of Penn State's more than 275 baccalaureate programs may be started at Penn State Greater Allegheny 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.
View all upcoming events for Greater Allegheny

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.