Prospective Students

Become a Penn Stater

Welcome to Penn State Greater Allegheny, a vibrant campus community nestled in McKeesport, PA. At our campus, we are dedicated to student success through personalized support and a commitment to excellence in education. As you begin your journey in higher education, Penn State Greater Allegheny stands out as a beacon of opportunity, innovation, and community. Discover how our diverse programs, world-class faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities can support you in achieving your academic and professional goals.


Explore Academics

Choose Penn State Greater Allegheny

At Penn State Greater Allegheny, we are committed to providing a top-tier education with a personal touch. Our campus offers a diverse range of undergraduate programs, led by faculty who are experts in their fields and dedicated to student success. No matter your interests, you'll find cutting-edge facilities and hands-on learning opportunities that prepare you for a competitive job market.

Two students getting to know each other at New Student Orientation.

Campus Life and Community

Beyond academics, Penn State Greater Allegheny has a vibrant campus life. Join a community that values diversity, inclusion, and student engagement. From clubs and organizations to cultural events and athletic programs, there's something here for everyone. Our campus is more than just a place to study—it's a place to grow personally and professionally.

Students outside on the Buck Family Lawn playing games as they get to know each other at New Student Orientation.

Admissions Made Easy

Run Your Future at Penn State Greater Allegheny. Whether you're beginning your path to higher education or returning to pursue new goals, our admissions process is designed to be straightforward and supportive. Be sure to visit our campus, explore our diverse undergraduate programs and discover why Penn State Greater Allegheny is the perfect place to begin your Penn State Story.

Exterior of the Student Community Center on Penn State Greater Allegheny's Campus

Visit Us

The best way to experience Penn State Greater Allegheny is to visit us in person. Schedule a campus tour or attend one of our upcoming events to see firsthand what life as a Penn Stater is all about!

Waive your application fee today by visiting our campus or attending any of our admissions programs!

Experience Pittsburgh

Experience Pittsburgh

Located in McKeesport, PA, Penn State Greater Allegheny offers more than just an exceptional education—it provides a gateway to experiencing the vibrant city of Pittsburgh! Just a short drive away, Pittsburgh features a rich cultural scene, world-class dining, thriving sports teams, and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. Explore the city's museums, attend a concert, or cheer on the Steelers. At Penn State Greater Allegheny, you'll enjoy the best of both worlds: a supportive campus community and easy access to all that Pittsburgh has to offer.