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Penn State DuBois at a Glance

Penn State DuBois at a Glance

Programs

  • Six bachelor degree programs available
  • Eight associate degree programs available
  • Offer the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors
  • Undergraduate research opportunities available with faculty to enhance the academic experience
  • Internships available with local agencies and businesses provide real world experience for students
  • Outreach serves the business and corporate community with a wide variety of educational opportunities tailored to meet employers’ needs

Students

  • Approximately 600 undergraduate students enrolled
  • Outreach center located in St. Marys
  • Campus community includes both traditional (18-24) and adult (24+) students
  • About one third of our students are adult learners (24 years of age or older)
  • 85% of our students live at home/15% live in off-campus housing
  • The Center for Undergraduate Excellence offers free professional and peer tutoring in many subjects
  • Student-oriented activities, academic advising, and career services help students make the most of the Penn State experience
  • Financial Aid: 85% of students qualify to receive aid (loans, scholarships, grants, work-study)
  • More than $350,000 awarded in campus scholarships each year
  • Students are provided opportunities for community service participation

Faculty

  • Average Class Size: 24
  • Small class size promotes close individual attention and classroom interaction. Faculty & staff have a strong commitment to Penn State’s mission of teaching, research, and service. Sixty-five% of our full-time faculty hold doctorate

Campus Life

  • More than 20 clubs and social organizations
  • Seven varsity teams and numerous intramural activities
  • On-campus entertainment and cultural events

Technology

  • Students have easy access to state-of-the-art computer facilities, complete with the latest technology in hardware and software
  • The 45,000 volume campus library is a gateway to the University Libraries services and collections of over 5.4 million books indexed in the online catalog (The CAT).  The Libraries website provides access to 565 article databases; more than 125,000 electronic books & other digital materials; and subject research guides.

Alumni

  • More than 9,600 Penn State DuBois Alumni
  • Campus Alumni Society provides student scholarships and mentoring programs

International

  • Students have opportunities during Spring break to participate in international travel programs
  • Specific courses provide international travel components The newly renovated Foreign Language Lab includes state-of-the-art equipment, providing students with more global and international opportunities