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What Does the Alliance with Penn State World Campus Mean for Me?

The Federal Government's alliance with Penn State World Campus gives you, your spouse, and your legal dependents the opportunity to enjoy special education benefits. As a World Campus student you will receive:

  • a 5% tuition reduction of all Penn State World Campus tuition rates
  • access to academic advising, career counseling, and a financial literacy staff that specializes in serving working professionals

Accelerate Your Personal and Professional Growth

You can earn your degree or certificate online when you choose from more than 175 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, many of which are closely aligned with the government-wide focus on Mission-Critical Occupations (MCO) skills in the areas of cybersecurity, acquisition, human resources, auditing, economics, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). In addition, Penn State World Campus can help you reach your education goals by providing student support services, such as advising, tutoring, technical support, library resources, and more!

Additional Support Available to Members of Our Military

Whether you currently serve in the military, or are a veteran or military family member, you can benefit from a dedicated military admissions and advising team committed to helping you meet your education goals. Our staff can guide you every step of the way, from helping you fill out your application to choosing courses and exploring financial aid options. Learn more about military student benefits.

Why Penn State World Campus?

Penn State is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and has an outstanding reputation as a research and teaching university. Additionally, the Penn State World Campus bachelor's programs have been nationally ranked in the top 10 “Best Online Programs” by U.S. News & World Report.

Our online courses are Penn State courses — designed to give students the flexibility to study anywhere and anytime. Penn State World Campus courses are taught by Penn State faculty, who are well-respected leaders in their fields and renowned as experts in the subjects they teach. And the diploma or certificate you receive from Penn State World Campus will be no different from one awarded to a student who graduated from a resident program.