Start planning your Penn State experience with in-demand degrees, competitive scholarships, and a personalized team dedicated to your success. 

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Start Your Penn State Story

Start planning your Penn State experience. With the backing of a globally recognized university and top-ranked academics and career services, we're prepared to help you graduate with confidence. 

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First-year students

Welcome, future Penn Stater! Whether you are just starting to research universities or you are ready to apply, we know you have a lot on your mind and many things to consider. We want to help you manage the process of applying.

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Find your place at Penn State Shenango

We are looking for students that want to share in the passions and talents of this impactful Penn State community. Discover how your Penn State years will not only shape your academic and career pursuits, but will broaden your perspective, establish life-long connections, and set the stage for experiences you cannot even begin to imagine.

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How to become a Penn Stater

Ready to start your Penn State story? Learn more about admission requirements, important dates, and other information to get ready to apply. 

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Affordability = Accessibility

Earn a Penn State degree at an incredible value with our generous financial aid opportunities. We award nearly $700,000 in scholarships annually, and more than 93% of Shenango students receive some form of financial aid.

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Tour campus

There's no better way to get to know Penn State Shenango than with a tour, and you can do it from the comfort of your home!

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Welcome to the Penn State family!

We are so excited you've decided to start your Penn State story! We know you have a lot to consider as you make your college decision, and we want to help you each step of the way. This information will help you keep track of the major steps in the process.