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Penn State New Kensington

New Kensington, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate91%

Penn State New Kensington Academics

There is no accelarated degree program at Penn State New Kensington, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Penn State New Kensington accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Penn State New Kensington does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 50% of students who start college at Penn State New Kensington graduate within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Penn State New Kensington may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At Penn State New Kensington?

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Penn State New Kensington.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Penn State New Kensington directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Penn State New Kensington

When choosing a major, Penn State New Kensington students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Penn State New Kensington. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Penn State New Kensington offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Penn State New Kensington

Does Penn State New Kensington Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Penn State New Kensington directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Penn State New Kensington Have An Online Program?

✅ Penn State New Kensington true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Penn State New Kensington Give Credit for AP Classes?

🟨 Penn State New Kensington may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.

Does Penn State New Kensington Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Penn State New Kensington, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Penn State New Kensington.

Does Penn State New Kensington Require Internships?

❌ Penn State New Kensington does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Penn State New Kensington does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About Penn State New Kensington

Dual Degree Programs at Penn State New Kensington

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Penn State New Kensington, contact the university directly.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Penn State New Kensington have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Penn State New Kensington has an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Penn State New Kensington include:

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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