Why Penn State Beaver

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Students at Penn State Beaver can complete one of seven bachelor's degrees on our campus, or they can start one of 160+ Penn State majors here and transition to another campus to finish.

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Athletics plays a vital role on our campus, with one in eight students playing on a varsity or club team. Our successful program boasts 19 conference championships and one national title in the last decade alone. In addition, the athletics department offers a variety of intramural and fitness activities, allowing everyone to find something they enjoy doing.

A waterfall runs in the woods at the back of campus.

Our ratio of students to faculty is 16.3 to 1. Nearly all of our students receive some sort of financial aid. And, yes, we have a waterfall. 

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With room for 212 students, our traditional-style residence hall is a hub of activity and fun for students who want to live on campus. Find out the top reasons you might want to live there, too.