Why Penn State Lehigh Valley

Located in Center Valley with easy access to both New York City and Philadelphia, Penn State Lehigh Valley offers personalized attention combined with the global power of Penn State. Through career-building internships, research opportunities in advanced facilities like our new organic chemistry lab, professional networking, and diverse cultural experiences, your time here will prepare you for success after graduation.

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Get a Degree Locally That’s Recognized Globally

Enroll in one of our twelve 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

Join a welcoming community and find your niche through access to thirty-five clubs, six varsity athletic teams, and plenty of opportunities to get involved on and off campus. Take advantage of off-campus housing options, leadership development programs, community service projects, and multicultural and diversity events designed to enhance your college experience.