Your success is our mission.
Penn State World Campus provides service members, veterans, and military families with the flexibility and convenience needed to achieve their educational goals. Our dedicated team of experts will help you navigate admissions, leverage your benefits, manage the impact of deployments, and more. Ranked one of the best colleges online for military students, Penn State's military-friendly offerings can help you advance your education and career.
Why Penn State?
If you choose to earn your degree online through World Campus, you can expect a fully accredited degree program taught by highly respected Penn State faculty, a staff of professionals ready to support your needs, a collaborative learning environment with quality interaction between faculty and classmates, and an opportunity to join a proud Penn State community.
Online Degrees and Certificates — We offer more than 150 career-enhancing programs online with the flexibility and convenience needed by today's military and veteran students.
Academic Military Support Team — Our Military Support Team includes full-time staff members who support the military audience with the goal of facilitating student success and achievement. We have representation from every academic and support establishment within the University to aid our military students.
GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Approved — Our programs are approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and we have a dedicated Office of Veterans Programs to ensure that you can access the education benefits you have earned.
Grants and Scholarships — Beyond your military education benefits, we offer grants and scholarships to support our military and veteran students. Our popular Military Grant-in-Aid lowers the cost of undergraduate tuition by up to 44% for service members and their spouses.
Waived Application Fee — Service members, veterans, and their spouses who participate in a military informational webinar can have their application fee waiver for associate and bachelor's degree programs offered through Penn State World Campus.
Transfer Credits — You can transfer credits for academic programs at Penn State World Campus from regionally accredited colleges and universities, and earn credit for military training and experience, or life experience.
Become a Penn Stater — Penn State has more than 658,000 alums around the world with representation within hundreds of professions. Take advantage of our vast alumni network to help you advance your career.
A Military-Friendly University
Our commitment to service members, veterans, and their families has been honored by prominent publications and organizations such as U.S. News & World Report; Military Times; Military Friendly; and Military Advanced Education & Transition.