Why a State System University?
Programs in high-demand fields. Our 14 universities offer innovative programs that prepare students for successful lives and careers. 92% alumni employed after graduation.
Leadership. Students at all of our 14 universities have the opportunity to participate in student government, service learning, and many clubs and organizations that will help build leadership skills. 10 of the 25 largest universities in Pennsylvania are part of the State System
Real-world experience. Students can take advantage of many hands-on opportunities including a semester at the State Capital, study in another country or even launching a business.
Quality education at an affordable cost. Our 14 universities are among the lowest in tuition while offering students infinite scholarship opportunities. $6,000 - money saved annually per student attending a State system university compared to other PA public institutions