Why Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington is a residential campus offering degrees ranging from business to early childhood education in a diverse, welcoming environment just five miles north of Philadelphia. You will grow with the guidance of world-class faculty and many opportunities to explore your academic, career, and personal goals through undergraduate research, the Schreyer honors program, NCAA Division III athletics, and more.

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Enroll in one of our twenty-six four-year degree offerings or take advantage of our 2+2 plan and begin nearly any of Penn State’s 275+ majors here before transitioning to another campus, like University Park. No matter which major matches your interest, you’ll be backed by the strength of the Penn State network, our top-ranked research enterprise, faculty experts, and more than 775,000 alumni worldwide ready to open doors to future opportunities.

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A Vibrant Community

Penn State Abington features on-campus living for more than 400 students in the Lions Gate Student Apartment Community. When you arrive on campus, you are encouraged to follow your own unique path to success through internships, volunteering, and global engagement programs. More than twenty-five student organizations offer an array of options to connect with your peers, engage the community, and grow as a leader.