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For 100+ years, we've built a legacy on hands-on learning. At Pennsylvania College of Technology, tomorrow is in the making.
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Facts & Figures

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96.2%

2019-20 Graduation Placement Rate

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16

Average Class Size

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62K+

Penn College Alumni Worldwide

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NATIONAL RECOGNITION

NATIONAL RECOGNITION

Pennsylvania College of Technology ranks among the best colleges in the U.S.:

#9 in Regional Colleges North
#4 in Best Colleges for Veterans
#17 in Best Value Schools
#35 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
#7 in Top Public Schools

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Mission, Vision, & Values

We offer degrees that work — grounded in a comprehensive, hands-on technical education — that empowers graduates for success.

Our History

Our History

What began as an effort to fight joblessness during the Great Depression has now made us a national leader in applied technology education. Learn more about our story over the last century.

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Our People

We are Penn College

Read stories about how our Wildcats have paved their own way.

Kristina Wisneski
Kristina Wisneski
Alum

Business & Hospitality

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Brent Dressler
Brent Dressler
Alum

Construction & Design Technologies

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Destiny Barto
Destiny Barto
Student

Engineering Technologies

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Ali Alnasir
Ali Alnasir
Student

Nursing & Health Sciences

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Chris Rutledge
Chris Rutledge
Alum

Business, Arts & Sciences

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Kate Ruggiero
Kate Ruggiero
Student

Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies

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Jaron Williams
Jaron Williams
Student

Engineering Technologies

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Our Leadership

"We have the opportunity to make a difference every day in the lives of others on our campus, in the workforce, and throughout our communities."

Davie Jane Gilmour, Ph.D.

President

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Penn College News
11.24.2021

Empowering Student Firsts: Penn College Impact Report

The Penn College experience provides firsts of all kinds for students: a first opportunity to study a subject they love, a first ...

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Falling under autumn’s spell

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” a famed troubadour once proclaimed, and you ...

11.16.2021

CAC fragrantly dressed for ‘Victorian Christmas,’ beyond

It’s that time of the year again – Victorian Christmas weekend in historic Williamsport! The Hager Lifelong Education Center ...

Campuses and Centers

Where our ideas take flight

Our cutting-edge facilities are where learning, creating, and innovating happen. We believe providing top-of-the-line equipment gives you the best pathway for success.

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Penn College Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the land on which we live, work, and learn is the ancestral home of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee, Iroquoian-speaking Susquehannocks, and the Lenni Lenape (Delaware). We too recognize their Woodland period ancestors.  We are grateful for their stewardship and management of this land over thousands of years and promote this recognition in honor and respect of that caretaking.

Accreditation

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Pennsylvania College of Technology is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Pennsylvania College of Technology’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on November 16, 2017 was to reaffirm accreditation.

MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education (CHEA).

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