We're pleased that you are considering Penn State Lehigh Valley. We welcome the experience-based knowledge and enthusiasm for learning that adult students bring to their education. No matter what your academic, professional, or personal goals, chances are you will find a program at Penn State that is right for you.
Am I an adult learner?
An adult learner is someone who meets one or more of the following classifications:
- 24 years of age or older
- a veteran of the armed services
- an individual returning to school after four years or more of employment, homemaking, etc.
- a person who assumes multiple adult roles such as parent, spouse/partner, employee, and student