Parent & Family

A full circle of support

Stronger together

Stronger together

When it comes time for college, the value of parent and family support should never be underestimated. We know it and so do you—your guidance and enthusiasm can make a big impact! Thanks for being here for your future tomorrow maker.

Some of the perks

The benefits of being a part of the Wildcat community start now and last a lifetime. As you guide your student, here are a handful of the highlights.

Admissions Counselor

Prospective students are paired with a personal admissions counselor who will guide them through the admissions process.

LEAP Adviser

First-year and transfer students get one-on-one advice, motivation, and support from a trained adviser in our LEAP (Learning, Evolving, Adapting, Preparing) Center.

Center for Career Design

Wildcats have lifetime access to a full-service career hub with everything from resume and interview prep to the alumni mentorship program.

Academic Adviser

Students can lean on the expertise of an academic adviser to ensure they keep pace with the expectations of their major.

Seize scholarship support

Penn College offers 350+ scholarship opportunities. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Our students also receive a considerable amount of scholarship assistance from external sources.

Penn College Scholarships

One application puts Wildcats in the running for hundreds of opportunities. Plus, lots of scholarships are stackable for even more savings.

External Scholarships

Maximize the possibilities with external scholarships from employers, local community foundations, places of worship, and others.

Penn College is designed for outcomes

Like all major investments, you want to rest assured knowing that your student’s hard work will pay off. With a degree from Penn College, it sure will. Everything from the industry-driven programs and the lab experiences that simulate real-world settings to the on-campus career fairs are designed to ensure Penn College graduates are heavily recruited and in demand.


Programs for In-Demand Careers

Penn College is designed for outcomes


2017-20 Graduate Placement Rate

Penn College is designed for outcomes


Employers at On-Campus Career Fairs

Penn College is designed for outcomes

Helping a first-year student?

Simple Application Process

We've streamlined the application process to keep things short and sweet.

Financial Aid

Regardless of the path your student chooses, financial aid is a vital part of the journey.

Accepted Students Page

Head over to this helpful page for a rundown of all the steps in the enrollment process. 

Student Life Events
Connections: New Student Orientation

Connections: New Student Orientation

Is your new student registered for Connections? This valuable mandatory program introduces incoming Wildcats to life at Penn College.

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Welcome to Wildcat Life

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Campus Events

Save the Date

Sep 24

Homecoming & Parent & Family Weekend Celebration

8:00 AM EDT

Let's kickoff another awesome year at Penn College. Join us September 24-26, 2021.

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The College Store
Your Wildcat Headquarters

Your Wildcat Headquarters

Visit The College Store for all your student's Penn College gear including books, tools, uniforms, apparel, and gifts.

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Student Experience

"We are so glad Chris picked Penn College to attend after high school. He works hard and puts in some long hours, but he really loves his position with the Eagles. Thank you for preparing Chris and all of your students so well for their next big step in life.”

Todd Rutledge, Father of Chris Rutledge, Graphic Design Graduate

Meet Chris