Nearly 90 percent of our students receive some sort of financial assistance. This assistance, determined primarily by need, is comprised of federal and state grants, student and parent loans, academic scholarships, and work study.
Penn State Beaver offers a growing number of baccalaureate degrees, minors, and certificates that can be completed here. Students who want to major in most of Penn State's other 275 majors can start at Beaver then transition to another campus for their last two years.
Our beautiful 105-acre campus is located close to both Pittsburgh International Airport and the cultural offerings of downtown Pittsburgh. Our athletics teams have won national and conference titles. And our small class sizes and award-winning faculty give you the personalized attention you need to succeed.
Get to know Penn State Beaver by visiting us. On-campus visits for students and their families will include a presentation, a campus tour, and an optional meal in our Brodhead Bistro dining facility. Virtual visits with an admissions counselor are also available upon request.
The city of Pittsburgh is a short, 40-minute drive from Penn State Beaver. Downtown shuttles are offered for resident students who want to explore the city, and the Student Activities Office plans group outings downtown throughout the academic year.
Have you been offered admission to Penn State Beaver? Congratulations! Your offer of admission is a big part of your journey, but your job isn't over. Now that you have your offer letter in hand, there are several steps you need to take, starting with accepting the offer.