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Penn State DuBois Fast Facts

Penn State DuBois Fast Facts

Start & Finish Here, Or Finish At University Park Or Any Penn State Campus

  • Facilities: Small campus size with five main buildings making navigation to class simple and fast.
  • Average Class Size: 24 students giving you better opportunities to get to know your faculty and classmates.
  • Scholarships: in 2015-2016 nearly $455,509 in campus based scholarships were awarded to Penn State DuBois students. (41%)
  • Housing: 15% of our student body lives in off-campus housing, owned by 27 landlords.  ds.psu.edu/housing

Small Campus. Big Degree

With 850 students on a five acre campus, it’s easy for students to get to know the faculty and staff, and easy for the faculty and staff to get to know the students. Small campus doesn’t equal fewer options.  Students have more than 160 majors to choose from at Penn State DuBois. Penn State’s unique 2+2 program allows students to complete their first two years of study at any campus and finish their degree at another Penn State location.  Students who want to stay at Penn State DuBois all four years can complete one of six Baccalaureate/Bachelor’s Degrees. Penn State DuBois also offers eight minors, a multitude of credit certificates and eight Associate Degrees as well as the first two years of almost all of Penn State’s 160 baccalaureate degree programs that students may complete entirely at Penn State DuBois.

Bachelor Degrees                               

Associate Degrees

Career Services. The PAWS Program

The PAWS Program at Penn State DuBois is designed to partner students with industry early on in their academic careers to allow them an opportunity to gain valuable work experience while earning their degrees. Development and employment of local talent is the program’s top priority.  The partnership will allow an accepted student in the program the opportunity to work with a company for a period of time and gain valuable input from the industry.  In addition, professional development activities are provided to students throughout the year.  

PENN STATE IS THE #1 OVERALL INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR PRODUCING THE BEST PREPARED, MOST WELL-ROUNDED GRADUATES WHO ARE MOST ABLE TO SUCCEED ONCE HIRED, ACCORDING TO THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Building Character. Building Community.

Not only do Penn State students excel in the classroom, they also work hard to impact our communities, our nation and our world.  In 2015-16, Penn State DuBois students spent a total of over 10,000 hours of volunteer service in DuBois and across the country.

Penn State DuBois students have previously traveled to volunteer at:

  • Washington D.C. Soup Kitchen
  • Joplin, MO
  • Navajo Reservation
  • Hurricane Sandy
  • Katrina Relief

Campus Facts

  • Student Life
  • 25 Clubs
  • Entertainment
  • Cultural & Performing Arts

Honors Program

  • Six to eight honor courses each semester

Athletics in 2016

  • Eight varsity sports
  • Intramural activities

Study Abroad

  • Penn State offers a number of study abroad opportunities!

Internships

  • The GKN Sinter Metals Career Services Center
  • PAWS Program
  • Career Events & Workshops

Value and Reputation

Penn State offers a world-renown degree at a great value. In 2010, The Wall Street Journal ranked Penn State graduates the #1 choice among nearly 500 of the nation’s corporate recruiters. Penn State graduates benefit from the largest dues-paying alumni association in the world, providing a network to more than 500,000 alumni.

Get Involved!

Whether it’s running for office in the Student Government Association, planning events on the Student Activities Board, running fundraisers for THON, playing a varsity sport or competing on a intramural team, there’s a way for you to make a special connection at Penn State DuBois.