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Penn State Beaver is nestled on 105 beautifully landscaped acres in the heart of Beaver County. Pittsburgh is just 35 miles southeast of the campus, and the Pittsburgh International Airport is only 12 miles southeast of the campus.

Academic Programs

Penn State Beaver offers five baccalaureate degree programs as well as the first two years of more than 160 Penn State majors. In addition, the campus offers an R.N. to B.S. nursing degree completion program. 

Baccalaureate Degrees

  • Administration of Justice
  • Business
    • Management and Marketing option
    • Accounting option 
  • Communications
    • Corporate Communications option
    • Journalism option
  • Information Sciences and Technology
    • Information Systems: Design and Development option
    • Information Technology: Integration and Application option
  • Psychology
    • Bachelor of Arts option
    • Bachelor of Science, Business option
    • Bachelor of Science, Science option

Baccalaureate Degree Completion

  • Nursing (R.N. to B.S. in Nursing)


  • Business
  • Civic and Community Engagement
  • Information Sciences and Technology
  • Psychology
  • Security and Risk Analysis

Academic Resources

  • Center for Academic Achievement for professional and peer tutoring
  • Career Services Center for job placement and internships

Student Life

  • Varsity sports
    • Men’s baseball, basketball, soccer, and wrestling 
    • Women’s basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball
  • More than a dozen intramural and club sports, including inline hockey, arena football, and 3-on-3 basketball 
  • Gary B. Keefer Wellness Center and campus gym
  • Approximately 15 clubs and organizations, including The Roar student newspaper, WBVR radio station, Business Club, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Campus Housing

Harmony Hall residence hall houses 212 students in a traditional-style setting just steps away from the Brodhead Bistro, a full-scale food court.

Student Statistics

  • Enrollment of 750
  • Average class size of 25 students
  • 88 percent of students receive financial aid
  • Student-to-faculty ratio of 18:1
  • Campus scholarship awards range from $1,500 - $3,000