What makes Penn College different?

Hands-on learning

with state-of-the-art equipment

More about what makes us different

Cutting edge facilities and equipment

Faculty with real-world experience

No teaching assistants


3 hours of lab

to 1 hour of lecture

Application of learning

in community and real-world settings

Comprehensive first-year programming


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We've been teaching hands-on education for more than 100 years.

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Mission, Vision, Values & Initiatives

Pennsylvania College of Technology became an affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University in 1989, after establishing a national reputation for education supporting workforce development, first as a technical institute and later as a community college.


President Gilmour "We have the opportunity to make a difference every day in the lives of others on our campus, in the workforce, and throughout our communities. We all make a difference!"
Davie Jane Gilmour, Ph.D. - President
Davie Jane Gilmour

MSCHEPennsylvania College of Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267-284-5000.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 2012 Self-Study

* Based on 2014-15 data

Our People

We are Penn College

Read stories about how our Wildcats have paved their own way.

Keith Jeffcoat

School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies

Thomas Proske

School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies

Mary Trometter

School of Business & Hospitality

Rosell Burgos

School of Construction & Design Technologies