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The Schreyer Honors College offers students challenging academics, unique benefits, and the rare experience of a small liberal arts college within a large research university. Scholars have access to Penn State's top-tier faculty, extensive facilities and resources, and the world’s largest alumni association and are supported by a dedicated administration and community of motivated, high-achieving students.

Why Schreyer? First-Year Applicants
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By the Numbers Schreyer Statistics

38 different states are home to Schreyer Scholars

300+ honors courses taught by leading faculty

28 different countries are home to Schreyer Scholars

$7.9M+ in grants and scholarships awarded to Scholars

58% of ten-year graduates earned an advanced degree

3.86 average GPA of 2018-19 Schreyer graduates

Schreyer Scholar Joseph Abraham

My thesis is a creative thesis. I'm writing a feature-length screenplay for a movie. As a film major, having a finished screenplay that you can take to different companies is really a strong selling point that most people don't have coming out of college.

Joseph Abraham '20 Film and Video, Statistics

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Why Schreyer? First-Year Applicants