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Penn State Lehigh Valley

Center Valley, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

Penn State Lehigh Valley Academics

Penn State Lehigh Valley requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

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

NOTE: Around 64% of students who start college at Penn State Lehigh Valley complete all the credits required within six years.

Penn State Lehigh Valley offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

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

Reminder: Penn State Lehigh Valley 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 Do I Have To Take At Penn State Lehigh Valley?

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

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

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

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

Majors at Penn State Lehigh Valley

When choosing a major, Penn State Lehigh Valley 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 Lehigh Valley.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Double Majoring at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Penn State Lehigh Valley 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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Penn State Lehigh Valley

Does Penn State Lehigh Valley Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

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

Does Penn State Lehigh Valley Have An Online Program?

✅ Penn State Lehigh Valley has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Penn State Lehigh Valley Give AP Credit?

🟨 Penn State Lehigh Valley 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 Lehigh Valley Have An Honors Program?

✅ Penn State Lehigh Valley offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does Penn State Lehigh Valley Require Internships?

❌ Penn State Lehigh Valley studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Penn State Lehigh Valley 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 Lehigh Valley

Dual Degree Programs at Penn State Lehigh Valley

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 Lehigh Valley, 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 Lehigh Valley have any ROTC programs?

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

Penn State Lehigh Valley has an Army 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 Lehigh Valley include:

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

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