Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

Location
Reading, PA
Student Size
0
College Type
Public University
Accceptance Rate
%
Average Cost Per Year
$
Student To Faculty Ratio
:1

About Our College

First known as Wyomissing Polytechnic Institute, Penn State Berks became part of the Penn State system in 1958. The Berks campus has experienced many changes since then. WPI occupied the original Sacred Heart Church building on Hill Road, where the McDonald's Restaurant now stands, from 1930 to 1958. Its facilities were offered to Penn State to establish Penn State Wyomissing Center. It moved to its present Spring Township location in 1972. Dormitories were first added in 1990 with additional dorms in 2001, which made Berks a commuter as well as a residential campus.[2]

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