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Pennsylvania College of Technology became an affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University in 1989, after establishing a national reputation for education supporting workforce development, first as a technical institute and later as a community college.
Read about the institution's rich history.

Today, Penn College is a special mission affiliate of Penn State, committed to applied technology education.

Conveniently located in Williamsport (Central Pennsylvania), Penn College enrolls nearly 6,000 students in bachelor, associate, and certificate programs relating to more than 100 different career areas.

In addition, Penn College manages the state's largest worker training program through its Workforce Development and Continuing Education unit.

The modern Penn College campus offers students hands-on instruction and access to the latest equipment, leading to excellent graduate placement and "degrees that work".

What makes Penn College different?

  • Degrees that work lead to good job opportunities, advancement, and continuing education.
  • Penn State affiliation secures national reputation and name recognition.
  • Hands-on, applied technology education includes student access to the latest technology in classrooms, labs, library, and study areas.
  • Faculty with relevant work experience teach all classes; there are no teaching assistants.
  • Two-year or four-year program options allow students to start in a B.S. major or in a two-year program (and transfer later into a related B.S. degree).
  • Full college experience includes on-campus housing, athletics, and activities.
  • Modern, beautiful campus is secured by real College police officers 24/7.
  • A variety of support services assist students during their college experience.
  • Small classes and excellent faculty-to-student ratio ensure personal attention.

Contact Information

For information on admission
  • Office of Admissions, DIF 119
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
    One College Avenue
    Williamsport, PA 17701
  • Phone: 570-327-4761 or 800-367-9222
  • Fax: 570.321.5551
  • E-mail: admissions@pct.edu
For information on workforce development & continuing education
  • Center for Business and Workforce Development
    1127 West Fourth Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
  • Phone: 570-327-4775
  • Fax: 570.321.5546
  • E-mail: wdce@pct.edu
For information on job opportunities
  • Human Resources Office, DIF 53
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
    One College Avenue
    Williamsport, PA 17701
  • Phone: 570-327-4770
  • Fax: 570-321-5550
  • E-mail: humanresources@pct.edu
For information on giving to Penn College
  • Institutional Advancement Office
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
    One College Avenue
    Williamsport, PA 17701-5799
  • Phone: 570-320-8000
  • Toll-free: 866-GIVE-2-PC (866-448-3272)
  • E-mail: giving@pct.edu
  • The Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation, Inc. and Pennsylvania College of Technology are non-profit 501(C)(3) tax exempt organizations.
News and media contacts

News media requests for College-related information should be directed to penncollegenews@pct.edu. Also contact the Associate Vice President for Public Relations & Marketing if you are searching for Penn College faculty or staff to address specific topics of interest. The latest Penn College news and information appears online on PCToday.

Visitor Information

Visitors to campus are invited to enjoy Le Jeune Chef Restaurant, The College Store, The Gallery at Penn College on the third floor of the Madigan Library, and the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport

Pennsylvania College of Technology
One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701


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