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  • Located on nearly 100 sprawling acres in the heart of Fayette County, Penn State Fayette is conveniently situated between Uniontown and Connellsville, adjacent to the scenic Laurel Highlands.
  • Established in 1965, Penn State Fayette offers the benefits of a small college atmosphere with Penn State’s world-class quality education.
  • We offer nine bachelor degree programs, seven associate degree programs, and the first two years of more than 160 Penn State degrees.
  • The campus offers a wide variety of certificates and nondegree programs, classes, and workshops for professional development and personal enrichment.
  • Typically, about 1,100 students are enrolled at the campus. The average class size is 22 students.
  • Most are local residents, but students from across the country and around the world also attend the campus. Our students represent eight states and five countries.
  • We are one of the few Penn State campuses with support services and housing specifically for international students.
  • The student population is a mix of primarily traditional-age students and about 30 percent nontraditional students.
  • More than 90 percent of our students receive scholarships, grants, loans, and/or other financial assistance.
  • The diversity of Penn State Fayette’s students, faculty, and staff ensures a rich social and interpersonal experience.
  • Students can participate in more than 25 clubs and organizations on campus.
  • The campus features eight athletic teams—men’s and women’s teams that compete in the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
  • We host dozens of events that engage the community each year, including  CEO Conversations speakers series, performing arts, and more.
  • The campus’ Penn State Library serves the campus community and the public alike, offering the facilities and resources of the Penn State library system at no charge to the public.