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Welcome!

We're pleased that you are considering Penn State Lehigh Valley. We welcome the experience-based knowledge and enthusiasm for learning that adult students bring to their education. No matter what your academic, professional, or personal goals, chances are you will find a program at Penn State that is right for you.

Am I an adult learner?

An adult learner is someone who meets one or more of the following classifications:

  • 24 years of age or older
  • a veteran of the armed services
  • an individual returning to school after four years or more of employment, homemaking, etc.
  • a person who assumes multiple adult roles such as parent, spouse/partner, employee, and student