Pennsylvania State University--Erie, The Behrend College

With the resources and opportunities of a major research university in a welcoming, student-centered environment, Penn State Behrend offers a unique learning experience to more than 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students.Penn State Behrend is a four-year, residential college offering 37 bachelors degrees, five masters degrees, and four associate degree programs. Although our campus is among the largest in the Penn State system, our faculty-to-student ratio of 1:15 provides students with a personalized learning from experienced faculty members.Located on a wooded 854-acre campus, Penn State Behrend is just minutes away from the heart of Erie, Pa., the fourth largest city in the state. The campus is alive with more than 120 clubs and organizations, 22 NCAA Division III mens and womens varsity athletic teams, and several intercollegiate and intramural sports. More than 1,650 students live on campus in traditional residence halls, suite-style halls, and apartment buildings. A number of services are offered to students to give them a positive experience, including tutoring and career counseling, personal counseling and health and wellness centers, and campus safety initiatives.Research and outreach are at the heart of our mission at Penn State Behrend. Annually,the college funds more than $350,000 in undergraduate research opportunities and operates more than two dozen outreach centers, programs, and initiatives.Learn more about why so many students choose this dynamic college to get a Penn State education recognized around the world. View Penn State Behrend "At a Glance," or explore the campus right from your computer through our online virtual tour.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1948 N/A Semester N/A 4701 College Drive, Erie, PA 16563 (814) 898-6000
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Pennsylvania Erie 768