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March 15: Adult Learner Admissions Open House

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Adult learner with familyPenn State Behrend  invites adults who are considering starting college or returning to their studies to attend an admissions open house on Tuesday, March 15.

The open house will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an exhibit fair in Roche Hall, located in the college’s School of Science complex. Seminars on adult learner services, admissions and financial aid will follow.

April 7: Graduate Programs' Admissions Information Sessions

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About the College

Graduate Information Sessions ArtPenn State Behrend will host two information sessions this spring for prospective graduate students.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, and Thursday, April 7, in room 180 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, 5101 Jordan Road. Parking will be available in the deck located behind Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

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Penn State Behrend Named Best Value in Northwest Pennsylvania

An aerial view of Penn State BehrendPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, offers the best value of any college or university in northwestern Pennsylvania, according to new rankings by PayScale Inc., a data company that tracks employee salaries. In the western 33 counties of Pennsylvania, only Carnegie Mellon University does better.

Black School of Business Ranked Among Nation's Best for 7th Consecutive Year

The Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is featured in “The Best 296 Business Schools: 2015 Edition,” published this month by Princeton Review Books.

The school’s MBA program “provides the best value for a working student in the local area,” according to the Princeton Review, which ranks schools based on academics, job-placement rates and admissions selectivity.

Academic Transition Program

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Academic Advising

All Penn State Behrend students are assigned an academic adviser who is either a faculty member or a professional academic adviser in the college's advising center to assist you in planning courses to take for your major, to discuss your academic goals and to assist you in all your academic endeavors.

Current and Incoming Adult Learners

Penn State Behrend values its adult learners and strives to provides the services and resources to make your college experience as fulfilling, enjoyable and manageable as possible.

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