The Lehigh Valley has an approximate population of 808,000 [2008 census] and is Pennsylvania's third largest city, behind Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. It is the 62nd most populated metropolitan area in the United States. The area is thriving with cultural events, parks, and sporting events.Located in the heart of this metropolitan region, Penn State Lehigh Valley offers students small class sizes, one-on-one attention from faculty, moderns facilities, and a commitment to providing an education that emphasizes learning, leading, and living.
More than 900 students attend Penn State Lehigh Valley and the Center Valley location provides updated facilities and more classroom offerings, while still providing access to the dynamic Greater Lehigh Valley area and easy access to major cities like New York and Philadelphia.
Privately-owned off campus housing is available nearby.