Study Away Pittsburgh


The Penn State Pittsburgh Study Away Program is a semester-long, affordable, transformative, urban, educational experience for 3rd and 4th year Penn State students. Modeled after the Study Abroad Program, students will be placed with community partners, and participate in an in-depth, community-based learning experience in sustainability while residing in Pittsburgh for the entire semester.

Program Overview

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Pittsburgh Life

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Application Procedures

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Ready to apply to the study away program? Complete the online application form.