As a public research institution in the top 1% of universities worldwide, Penn State offers a top-tier education with access to expert faculty and unique academic experiences like competitive honors societies and student abroad opportunities. With hundreds of majors and engagement options, the options to create your perfect Penn State story are almost endless. 

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Your degree options are almost endless

With majors that span in-demand fields, a pre-major designed to help you explore your options, access to the first two years of Penn State's 275+ majors, minors that set you apart, and career-driven certificates, we'll help you get where you want to go. 

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Start 275+ Penn State majors here

Some students choose to remain at Penn State Shenango for all four years, while others spend their first two years here, then transition to another campus for their remaining two years. We call it the 2+2 plan, and it’s the most common path to a Penn State degree. More than 60% of Penn State students begin at a Commonwealth campus.

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Meet your success team

Penn State Shenango’s Academic and Career Planning Services center houses the offices of Academic Advising, the Division of Undergraduate Studies, Registration, and Career Services as a one-stop-shop to facilitate success both as a student and beyond graduation. 

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Technology resources

Penn State offers our campus community a multitude of software, services, and resources. Contact our Information Technology office for support.

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Penn State Bookstore

Our Barnes & Noble Bookstore is the campus one-stop shop for apparel, gifts, and accessories. Bookstore staff work with faculty prior to each semester to list course textbooks online and ensure our students are getting competitive deals on new, used, and rental options.

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Lartz Memorial Library

In addition to the 35,000+ books and journals housed in the Library, students are also able to borrow items from the Penn State library system, and the Big Ten Universities’ libraries. The Library also has an extensive collection of DVDs, board games, New York Times bestsellers, virtual reality equipment, digital cameras, and laptops available for rent.