Future Students

At Penn State Shenango, we're focused on your success. Small class sizes, award-winning faculty, and leadership opportunities will help you create a rich Penn State experience. 

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Start Your Penn State Story

Start planning your Penn State experience. With the backing of a globally recognized university and top-ranked academics and career services, we're prepared to help you graduate with confidence. 

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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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Student organizations

Penn State Shenango has 10+ student organization that range from the Student Government Association, to academic-focused clubs, and interest clubs. Clubs and organizations are about community, engagement and finding your place at Penn State.

Basketball game


Our campus community comes together in masses to cheer on our Shenango Lions. We like to think that the atmosphere in the Buhl Club is unmatched – it’s a truly unique experience to cheer on classmates during an important game.

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Tour campus

There's no better way to get to know Penn State Shenango than with a tour, and you can do it from the comfort of your home!

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Connect with us

There's always so much going on; make sure you never miss a beat. Follow, like, and connect with us on social media, and subscribe to our newsletters. 

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By the numbers

Situated on 13 acres in downtown Sharon, Penn State Shenango is a great place to be for students, faculty, and staff alike. Find out some interesting things about our campus.

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How to become a Penn Stater

From first-year and transfer students to veterans and high school students interested in getting a jump on their college career, we have the information you need to get started.