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Campus Harrisburg

Campus Harrisburg

Situated on 218 acres, Penn State Harrisburg is located in the Capital Region of Central Pennsylvania. The campus’s proximity to the state’s political center, as well as to other metropolitan areas offers students convenient career-building internships, research opportunities, professional networking, and unique cultural and out-of-the-classroom experiences. With over 5,000 students, Penn State Harrisburg provides a diverse campus experience with students and faculty from nearly 40 states and over 50 countries! Academically, the campus offers 36 baccalaureate degree programs, 3 associate degrees, and 30 graduate degrees as well as the first two years of study leading to nearly any one of Penn State’s 275 academic programs as part of the 2+2 program.

The campus features on-campus housing, multiple dining options, state-of-the-art engineering lab spaces, 16 Division III sports, honors programs, and so much more including a wide variety of over 90 student clubs and organizations.

Campus Facts


On-campus, university-owned apartments and suites are available for approximately 700 students. Privately owned housing is also available adjacent to the campus.


5,046 attend classes here.


Student to teacher ratio of 16:1

Clubs & Organizations

90 Clubs & Organizations


Penn State Harrisburg offers 37 baccalaureate degrees and 3 associate degrees that can be completed in their entirety at Penn State Harrisburg. Nearly all of Penn State's more than 275 baccalaureate programs may be started at Penn State Harrisburg as part of the 2+2 Plan.


NCAA Division III

16 Men's & Women's Varsity Sports

North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC)

Upcoming 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.