Why should I Visit?

Two students walking on the campus grounds

Two students walking between buildings on campus.

Credit: Penn State

Penn State New Kensington is located on seventy-two wooded acres in Upper Burrell Township-- within easy commuting distance from almost anywhere in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Indiana and Westmoreland counties.

The campus is only seventeen miles from downtown Pittsburgh and all the sports, arts, and cultural events it offers, so there is a never a shortage of activities available to the students of Penn State New Kensington.

Did you know...?

  • 60% of all first-year students start at a campus other than University Park
  • Penn State New Kensington provides students with smaller classes and one-on-one interaction with award-winning faculty
  • Penn State New Kensington offers ten baccalaureate degrees, five associate degrees, and ten minors
  • you can complete the first two years of nearly all of Penn State's 160+ majors at Penn State New Kensington