- If you move from one Penn State campus to Harrisburg, you are still working on your Penn State degree. Advisers and faculty will help you with the process, making it uncomplicated to move within our network to find the campus that works best for you.
- Penn State Harrisburg gives you all kinds of activities to enjoy and events to attend. You can play team sports, go to a comedy show, join a club or organization, go to historic sites in the state capital of Harrisburg, and the list goes on!
- Start here and graduate here --- or start here and finish at University Park campus. You decide how to map out your Penn State education.
- Whether you live on campus or off, the community surrounding Penn State Harrisburg is welcoming. The campus cafeteria is a major meeting place and offers meals and snacks for a variety of schedules. Enjoy a relaxed living environment where you make friends as you learn.
- You learn inside and outside the classroom at Penn State Harrisburg, working closely with faculty and your fellow students, getting internships, discovering a career that works for you.
- Penn State Harrisburg gives options of living on campus or commuting. It's a comfortable campus that's close to the state capital. It offers a diversity of curriculum as well as within the student community. With lots to do both on and around campus, you can earn your Penn State degree and at the same time have fun and make lifelong friends.
"Penn State gave me the knowledge I needed to start my career at a Fortune 100 company. My education is with me every day."
— Dethrell '06 Industrial Engineering, Customer Management Strategy, PNC Financial Services Group
"My degree from Penn State led me to graduate school and then to a great job in the entertainment industry."
— Khalan '05 Marketing, Communications Manager, NBCUniversial
"A Boeing internship helped me get hired after graduation from Penn State. The hands-on experience I got was priceless."
— Phil '11, Supply Chain, Project Manager, Boeing
"My Penn State degree led me to a job as a banking analyst here in Chicago. It gives me an edge in my career."
— Kristen '11, Marketing, Corporate Banking Analyst, PNC Financial Services Group
"I had an internship in Boulder, Colorado, where I worked side-by-side with professionals. I also took an entrepreneurship minor to get a background in business. Experience like that can get you a job."
— Peter '10 Civil Engineering with Entrepreneurship Minor; Civil Engineering Supervisor, PennDOT
"Being a research assistant in a professor’s lab at Penn State led to my first job, and faculty recommendations helped me get into the graduate program I’m in now."
— Erin '07 Psychology; Graduate Student, M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, Albany Medical College
"My Penn State education taught me to find solutions fast, and that’s what my job is all about. There’s no guessing—if you’re a Penn Stater, employers know they can count on you."
— Alison '05 Information Sciences and Technology; Deputy Project Manager, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
"At Penn State, I learned to analyze data and manage real-world projects. On Wall Street, I use those skills on the trading floor every day."
— Sydney '09 Information Sciences and Technology; Global Markets Risk and Control Operational Risk Analyst, Citigroup Global Markets Inc.