It’s never too late for learning. So whether you’re taking just one course to enhance your skills or are ready to earn a degree, Penn State Behrend has a variety of options for adults pursuing higher education. You can choose from more than 30 undergraduate degrees, as well as certificate and graduate programs, some of which can be completed in the evening to fit your busy schedule.
Penn State Behrend also offers academic support services like tutoring and academic advising, and special services for adult students like childcare facilities. And adults over age 60 can take advantage of free tuition through our GO-60 program.
Check out the links to the left to learn more about all that Penn State Behrend has to offer its adult students. If you have any questions, please contact us for assistance.
Who qualifies as an adult student?
- 24 years of age or older
- a veteran of the armed forces or active duty service member
- returning to school after four or more years of employment, homemaking, or other activity
- assuming multiple roles such as parent, spouse/partner, employee and student
For information on adult learner contacts at other locations visit these websites: