Pennsylvania Western University brings together California, Clarion, and Edinboro universities into a single institution with three vibrant locations and campus experiences. We are building on the strengths and traditions of each campus, and planning for a future as bold and bright as the students we serve.

Our campuses have 165 years of tradition and excellence, maintaining our identities as the Vulcans, Golden Eagles, and Fighting Scots. No matter which PennWest campus you choose, you’ll be welcomed into a diverse, inclusive community of learners. Leadership and service opportunities, athletics, cultural activities, recreation, student-led clubs and more — it all adds up to a vibrant college experience in a place where you belong.

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  • Clarion Campus

    Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States Campus Website

    Pennsylvania Western University at Clarion is located in a rural setting in the eastern United States, a short distance from cities such as Pittsburgh and Erie, Pennsylvania and Cleveland, Ohio. Its location is also within close proximity to major cities such as New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Clarion campus provides a small town American experience. The university is located in a beautiful town with a historic main street amongst beautiful rivers and rolling mountains. 

    PennWest Clarion also has a variety of clubs and organizations for students to join.  

  • Edinboro Campus

    Edinboro, Pennsylvania, United States Campus Website

    Founded in 1857 as a private training school for teachers, The Boro has grown into the northwestern Pennsylvania region's largest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. With a vibrant campus community, more than 100 areas of academic study, the area's premiere student housing complex, numerous clubs and organizations, nationally renowned services for students with physical disabilities, NCAA athletics, performing arts, a thriving Greek life scene and a 65,000-person alumni network, PennWest Edinboro is committed to providing the highest quality, most affordable undergraduate, graduate and co-curricular education possible.

    Class sizes are small and are taught by an internationally recognized faculty, 90 percent of whom hold terminal degrees in their field, offering students the personalized and high quality education they need to succeed.

    The University is distinguished by its genuine dedication to student success, promising the attention, careful advising and state-of-the-art facilities necessary to ensure students achieve their goals and exceed their own expectations.

  • California Campus

    California, Pennsylvania, United States Campus Website

    For 15 consecutive years, PennWest California has been named one of the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review. With world-class academics, state-of-the-art facilities and proximity to the internationally renowned City of Pittsburgh, PennWest California offers more than just learning. 

    Our professors are some of the best in their fields, committed to academic excellence and intellectual rigor, and offering real-world experience. Eighty-seven percent of PennWest California's full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their field. Choose from a wide variety of fields of study at the undergraduate level.

    The first thing you'll notice when you visit PennWest California is the stunning natural beauty of the campus. The University isn't only beautiful, it's also full of things to do. PennWest California's campus is 294 acres of: Rewarding activities and opportunities, including over 100 student clubs; top-quality living with spacious housing and an on-campus farm; excellent resources, including our top-ranking Natali Student Center; strong community for residents and commuters alike; and rich cultural diversity and a vibrant multicultural center.

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Clarion, Edinboro, California, Pennsylvania, United States

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https://www.facebook.com/PennWestUniversity

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https://www.instagram.com/pennwestu/

Terms

Academic Year (August - May)

Fall Semester (August - December)

Academic Year (January - December)

Spring Semester (January - May)

Summer (June - August)

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ISEP Student Services Officer Gretchen McCarthy 703-504-9980 | gmccarthy@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.