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Welcome to Penn State York!

Our campus is located on 51 beautiful hillside acres overlooking the historic city of York in south-central Pennsylvania, a short drive from Baltimore, Maryland and two hours from Washington, D.C. We offer students an exceptional academic experience combined with a safe, personal environment.

Whether you start the first two years of one of Penn State’s 275+ academic programs with us, or you complete one of our twelve baccalaureate or five associate degrees entirely here, at Penn State York you'll have the advantage of smaller classes and one-on-one interaction with faculty.

Virtual Campus Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Penn State York campus with one of our Lion Ambassadors!

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Schedule a Visit

For students who want to take an on-campus tour, during the summer months, we offer tours Mondays through Friday at 10:00 a.m.

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Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, we offer a variety of programs that will help you learn about Penn State, guide you through the ins and outs of the application process, and assist you on the next steps in the application process. Continue to check regularly as new events are posted usually 8–10 weeks prior to each event

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How to Apply

Whether you are a first-time college student or an adult learner, find out all the requirements and information you need to apply to Penn State York.

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After You’ve Been Accepted

Congratulations and welcome to Penn State York! We understand how overwhelming the process of enrolling into a college can be. That’s why we’ve created a step-by-step checklist to assist you.

Students at the 2017 Summer Tech Institute

Graduate Students

Maximize your success in the classroom.  Educators interested in earning additional credit related to current trends in education will want to enroll in courses in the master of education in Teaching and Curriculum at Penn State York.