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Campus Mont Alto

Campus Mont Alto

Penn State Mont Alto's 106-acre residential campus features the historic Emmanuel Chapel, Wiestling Student Center, a new Veterans' Center, and The Mill Café, the hub of student life on campus.

Founded in 1903 and located in south-central Pennsylvania, Penn State Mont Alto is just 30 minutes from historic Gettysburg and 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md. The campus is nestled aside the Michaux State Forest and takes advantage of its setting to offer specialized programs in fields such as forestry.

Campus Facts


University-operated housing is available for 430+ students; Privately owned housing is also available close to campus.


902 attend classes here.


Student to teacher ratio of 11:1

Clubs & Organizations

52 Clubs & Organizations


Penn State Mont Alto offers 8 baccalaureate degrees and 7 associate degrees that can be completed in their entirety at Penn State Mont Alto. Nearly all of Penn State's more than 275 baccalaureate programs may be started at Penn State Mont Alto as part of the 2+2 Plan.


Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC)

United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)

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.