Penn State Mont Alto is a commonwealth campus of the Pennsylvania State University and it is located in Mont Alto, Pennsylvania. It incorporates the Pennsylvania State Forest Academy, founded in 1903 by Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker.
Approximately 1,200 students attend the school with more than 30% being over the age of 24. The majority of the student population at Penn State Mont Alto commute to classes, rather than live in the provided residence halls. The campus is well known for its forestry and nursing majors. While many students elect to continue their education at University Park, Penn State Mont Alto does offer four-year degrees in business as well as English. The campus serves additional students through its Continuing Education unit, with courses on campus, and other sites.
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