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Why PennWest?

PennWest is bigger, better, and more than ready to provide you with the resources and opportunities you need to fulfill your dreams for the future.

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Your story. Our legacy.

With the integration of California, Clarion, and Edinboro universities, our resources have expanded, our programs diversified, and our support network strengthened. This transformation isn’t just about us; it’s about you – your journey and your dreams. Together, we’re better, and your story becomes a cherished part of our collective legacy. Discover your place in our story and apply today.

We believe that affordability should never compromise excellence. Join us in shaping a legacy where access to quality education is celebrated.
Our integrated education opens doors to infinite possibilities. With resources and programs from California, Clarion, and Edinboro, your academic journey becomes a canvas for growth and success.
Your campus life at PennWest isn't just about classes – it's about crafting memories and shaping a legacy. Join a community where every interaction, event, and experience adds to the narrative of success.
Are you considering transferring to PennWest University? Our Transfer Equivalency Tool can help you see how your existing credits will transfer to our programs.

Flexible options that suit your needs.

Choose from an extensive array of majors and minors. Study in-person or online, on campus or at home, full time or part time. We’re here to help you make the most of your time and your schedule.

A highly personalized college experience.

Build leadership skills through student clubs and organizations, conduct research with faculty mentors, network with industry professionals and take advantage of the Center for Career and Professional Development. At PennWest, it’s all about you.

A lifetime of opportunities.

Your personal and professional success is our primary goal. PennWest provides a nurturing environment where you can develop skills as well as relationships that will put you on the right path moving forward. Plus, the financial aid that can get you there. And when you’re ready for an advanced degree or professional certificate, we’ve got you covered.