Penn State-Schuylkill is one of the Commonwealth Campuses of the Pennsylvania State University. Its history dates back to July, 1934, when the Pottsville Undergraduate Center was established as a part of the Pennsylvania State College. It became the Pennsylvania State College Center of Pottsville in 1948. In 1953, Pennsylvania State College was renamed Pennsylvania State University, and the Pottsville center was officially relocated to Schuylkill Haven in 1967.
Penn State-Schuylkill offers associate's degree programs in the fields of business administration, information sciences and technology, radiological sciences, and human development and family studies. More than 150 bachelor's degree programs are offered, along with a Master of Education in Teaching degree program.
Penn State-Schuylkill sponsors intercollegiate athletics teams in cross country, volleyball, soccer, golf, basketball, and softball. Students can also participate in various intramural sports like softball, flag football, co-ed soccer, and ping pong.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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