Programs offer a look at what Penn State has to offer

June 19, 2019

Explore the opportunities available at Penn State during two special events at Penn State York in July: Spend a Summer Evening from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, and Spend a Summer Day on from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 23.

Attendees will discover the value of a Penn State education; learn about the admissions process, investigate financial aid options, explore academic programs (including certificates and minors), and learn about student life as a Penn State student.

While taking a guided campus walking tour, students can visit the Nittany Success Center, which provides free valuable academic resources for all Penn State York students including tutoring, study skills workshops, academic coaching, and services for students with disabilities all free. Visitors can also catch a glimpse of the campus’ recently expanded and renovated Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center and see the work beginning on the new Graham Center for Innovation and Collaboration set to open in late spring 2020.

In addition to the more than 275 Penn State majors available to start at the campus as part of the 2+2 program, York now offers 11 four-year programs that can be completed without leaving the area.  The newest four-year program is the bachelor of science in Project and Supply Chain Management. Other four-year degrees that can be completed at York include biology, business, communication arts and sciences, electro-mechanical engineering technology, English, human development and family studies, psychology (bachelor of arts and bachelor of science) information sciences and technology, and science.

The Penn State name is recognized across the country and around the world. Corporate recruiters ranked Penn State No. 1 in a Wall Street Journal survey. The journal said that Penn State produces the best qualified graduates.

Penn State York is home to about 1,000 commuting students – a student body comprised of a rich blend of cultures, backgrounds, ages, and experiences from the United States and numerous countries around the globe.

For more information about Penn State York or to register or for a Spend a Summer Day or Evening event, visit the website or contact the Penn State York Office of Admissions at 717-771-4040.

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Last Updated June 19, 2019