Welcome to the Office of Admissions
Whether exploring colleges for your application portfolio or you have already been accepted, we appreciate your interest in learning about Penn State Altoona, one of twenty Penn State campuses located across Pennsylvania. Located approximately 45 miles from the University Park campus in State College, Penn State Altoona is one of ten campuses with residence halls offering an on-campus living experience. Our Future Students page provides links to Penn State Altoona and University-wide Web sites that are of particular interest to prospective applicants. We encourage you to review these sites to learn how beginning your Penn State experience at Penn State Altoona fits your academic, career, and personal interests.
Penn State's twenty campuses offer 160+ baccalaureate majors, providing a unique, flexible learning environment with almost unlimited choices. First-year students can choose, after enrolling, to remain at their campus of admission or relocate to a different campus to schedule upper division (junior/senior level) courses to complete their Penn State degree requirements. Students who choose to complete a major available at Penn State Altoona earn a Penn State degree.
We look forward to helping you learn more about the great opportunities when beginning your Penn State story at Penn State Altoona.
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