Visit Us

Tour our campus — located just 45 miles from Penn State's University Park location — to learn more about 160+ majors, scholarships, and NCAA Division III athletics at a top-ranked research University. Application fee waived when you visit the campus before applying!

Student Tour around the Reflecting Pond

For Prospective Students

Visit us to learn all about what Penn State Altoona has to offer to you. You’ll be part of a group admissions presentation and go on a campus walking tour led by one of our students, so you can hear all about Penn State from a their perspective.

A first-year student and his family celebrate move-in day

For Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Penn State Altoona!

Join us on a Monday or Friday to learn more about the many opportunities that await you at Penn State Altoona and prepare you for the next steps as a future Penn Stater. If you haven’t visited with us yet, this is a great opportunity to take a campus walking tour led by one of our student ambassadors, so you may hear all about Penn State from a student’s perspective. Then enjoy lunch or a snack in our Port Sky Café – on us!

Nittany Lion sitting with students at orientation

Do you have college credits and are you considering transferring to Penn State Altoona? Confused about the process? Questions on how Penn State evaluates credits from other institutions? Meet with an admissions counselor to discuss your questions, concerns, and possible academic future at Penn State Altoona. You can also tour our beautiful campus.

Res Hall workers pose during convocation

Have a group of 10 or more students interested in visiting campus? Sounds like a Large Group Visit might be right for you! Register now!

A lion ambassador giving a campus tour

Seeing – and hearing – really is believing when it comes to choosing a college. The only way to get an up-close look at a college and all it has to offer is by visiting in person. Here are questions to think about and ask to make the most of your college visits.