Penn State New Kensington’s location in Upper Burrell Township offers easy access to the athletic, cultural, and arts events in downtown Pittsburgh, and multiple hiking and nature trails.
The campus provides students with a safe environment that encourages academic and personal success. Throughout the year, students enjoy a variety of cultural and entertainment-related opportunities including concerts, plays, community service trips, and other special events.
Penn State New Kensington offers students the personal attention of a small college environment along with the academics, programming, and other opportunities of one of the largest public research institutions. Students enjoy benefits such as small class sizes; research opportunities; access to full-time career services, learning support, and peer tutoring; and opportunities to participate in innovative new programming through the new Corner Launchbox Entrepreneurial Center.
Privately owned housing is available adjacent to campus.
686 attend classes here.
Student to teacher ratio of 12:1
12 Clubs & Organizations
Penn State New Kensington offers 10 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees that can be completed in their entirety at Penn State New Kensington. Nearly all of Penn State's more than 275 baccalaureate programs may be started at Penn State New Kensington as part of the 2+2 Plan.
Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC)
United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)