Penn State Berks is in the suburban setting of Reading, Pennsylvania.
There are many activities and organizations for Penn State Berks students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Penn State Berks has not reported any data on the presence of fraternities or sororities.
This table offers information on housing at Penn State Berks.
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||33%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||67%|
Penn State Berks offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus.
Most Penn State Berks students live off campus. In 2022, 33% of undergrads at Penn State Berks lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 67% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Penn State Berks. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Penn State Berks offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Penn State Berks there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Penn State Berks:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Tennis||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Penn State Berks is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Penn State Berks campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Penn State Berks offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
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