First-Year Students

First-Year Students

First-year students enjoy Penn State’s world-renowned reputation while becoming engaged in Hazleton’s campus of 1,000 students.

First-year students have earned a high school diploma or equivalent before starting at Penn State and may have attempted fewer than 18 college credits at another institution or taken college courses at Penn State or another institution while in high school

First-year students include students who want to take a Penn State course while still in high school.

You can begin more than 160 Penn State degrees and then transition to another campus OR you can stay and complete one of 15 baccalaureate or associate degrees at Penn State Hazleton.