Pennsylvania College of Technology


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania


An affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University and Pennsylvania's premier technical college, Penn College's main campus is located in Williamsport, PA, a city known around the world as the home of Little League Baseball.

Penn College is a special mission affiliate of Penn State, committed to applied technology education. Bachelor and associate "degrees that work" in more than 100 career areas are focused on applied technologies ranging from manufacturing, design, transportation, construction and natural resources to hospitality, health, business and communication. Industry connections, national corporate sponsors, small classes, industry-standard equipment and faculty with work experience contribute to strong graduate placement rates.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 6510
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 6510
Faculty: 300

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1

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Contact Information

One College Avenue
Williamsport Pennsylvania 17701


Main Email:

Main Phone: 800-367-9222

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Admissions Contact:
Admissions Office
(800) 367-9222

Transfer Services Contact:
Counseling Services
(570) 327-4765

International Admissions Contact:
Admissions Office
(800) 367-9222

Athletics Contact:
Wildcat Athletic Office
(570) 320-2443

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
You must earn a grade of C or better for courses transferred to Penn College unless an articulation agreement with your prior school establishes other criteria.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
You must earn a grade of C or better for courses transferred to Penn College unless an articulation agreement with your prior school establishes other criteria.

Credits (Min/Max):
30 transfer credits maximum for associate's degree/certificate. Must complete 18 of final 30 credits at Penn College. Each bachelor's degree has specific transfer procedures (see curriculum pages). Must complete 36 of final 60 credits at Penn College.

Test Scores for Applying:
Transfer students do not require SAT scores to be submitted. If out of high school less than two year, SAT scores will be accepted.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
No letters of recommendation are required.

Essay(s) required:
No essays are required for admission.

Application Fee:
$50 application fee. Fee will be waived for individuals who tour the College on a scheduled tour day or tour as part of a personal appointment with admissions. The individual must submit an Application for Admission on that day.

Other Requirements:
See our individual school's websites for more specific information about enrolling in their programs: The School of Health Sciences has special admissions requirements for many of its majors:

Fall Deadline:
July 1, extensions may be granted

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2009



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Transfer students are eligible for all scholarships and financial aid offered for any student. See our Financial Aid Web site:

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