Welcome to Penn State Shenango, and thank you for visiting us here online.
Penn State Shenango is a student-centered campus. Located on 14.5 acres set in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania, we are the only urban campus among the Penn State Commonwealth campuses. We have an enrollment of between 550 -700, an average class size of 25 students, and a student to faculty ratio of 15:1. This intimate environment for learning and teaching is well suited to a student body equally divided between traditional and non-traditional students. Among its amenities, Shenango provides complete Internet service for all students including e-mail, Wi-Fi, web space, e-Portfolio space, computer labs, and campus modems to access the web from home. Professional tutoring services are available for free at the campus’ Learning Center. The campus is two blocks from the shops and restaurants of downtown Sharon and boasts ample free parking in an extremely safe campus environment.
Baccalaureate degrees at Penn State Shenango include: Human Development and Family Studies; Business; Administration of Justice; Letters, Arts and Sciences with the Liberal Studies option; and the B.S. in Nursing for RNs. Students can also complete the first two years of nearly all of Penn State's 160+ degrees and then continue to University Park or another Penn State location to complete their studies.
A range of associate degrees is also available at Penn State Shenango, including: Business Administration; Information Sciences & Technology; Human Development and Family Studies; Letters, Arts, and Sciences; Occupational Therapist Assistant; and Physical Therapist Assistant.
We at Penn State Shenango are committed to the success of our students. Whether you are a recent high school graduate, a person who’s been in the world-of-work for several years, or someone interested in the kind of individual enhancement that can be achieved in an institution of higher learning, we have something here on campus for you. Visit us, call us, or explore other parts of this website. We think that when you get to know us better, you will be pleased with the opportunities we offer you close to home.