About Penn College

Graduate employment rate
(3-year average)

85% are full-time

Average class size
18 : 1 – Student-faculty ratio

What makes Penn College different?

U.S. News America's Best Colleges Regional, Top Public Schools for 2015

Among the top 10 public, four-year colleges in the North

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Military Friendly School 2015

Military-friendly by G.I. Jobs


NCAA Division III athletics


Diverse majors

From Nursing to Heavy Equipment Operator to Pastry Arts

Distinctive majors

Offerings such as Automotive Restoration Technology and Gaming and Simulation

Cutting edge facilities and equipment

Faculty with real-world experience

No teaching assistants

High employment rates

in jobs related to majors


that often turn into jobs

Hands-on learning

with state-of-the-art equipment


3 hours of lab

to 1 hour of lecture

Application of learning

in community and real-world settings

Easy transfer

Get credit for previous college and life experiences


2-year majors easily transition

into 4-year degrees

Excellent preparation for continuing education

Robust career readiness

Comprehensive first-year programming


Academic advising & mentoring


Greek life

On-campus housing

apartments and traditional dormatories

Leadership development programs

Study abroad opportunities


We've been teaching hands-on education for more than 100 years.

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Mission, Vision, Values & Initiatives

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.


President Gilmour "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. We all make a difference!"
Davie Jane Gilmour, Ph.D. - President
Davie Jane Gilmour

MSCHEPennsylvania College of Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267-284-5000.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 2012 Self-Study