Visit Us

Tour our campus — located just 45 miles from Penn State's University Park location — to learn more about 275+ majors, scholarships, and NCAA Division III athletics at a top-ranked research University. Application fee waived when you visit the campus before applying!

Nittany Lion holding a Penn State Day sign

October 20, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join us for the Penn State Day Fall Open House at Penn State Altoona! Tour our campus and learn about admissions, academics, financial aid, athletics, housing, and more! Jump on a free shuttle bus to tour our downtown campus, located just 3 miles away. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Bill White lecturing in a classroom full of students

November 12, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Experience academics - in and out of the classroom - at Penn State Altoona. Learn about internship and research opportunities, study abroad, attend a mock class of your choice presented by our faculty, and more! Whether you are considering applying to Penn State Altoona or have already been accepted, we have something just for you!

Prospective students being led on a tour around the campus's 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.

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.

An adult learner studying

Find out about the many opportunities that await you as an adult learner. Meet with staff from the Office of Admissions, Adult Center, and Veteran Affairs to learn more about the admissions process, financial aid, and student resources. You can take a walking campus tour led by current students who will share their experience as a Penn State Altoona student.

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.