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Thanks for your interest in Clarion University! Located in scenic western Pennsylvania near some of the top recreational areas in Pennsylvania, Clarion University is a high-achieving, nationally recognized comprehensive university with approximately 6,080 students. We offer a small-college experience while preparing students for nationally competitive performance in careers in education, business, science, the arts and more, and for entry into prestigious graduate programs. Our high quality academic programs and student services have earned 39 nationally recognized accreditations and approvals. We have an outstanding teaching-centered faculty who work with students to help them discover and develop their strengths through more than 90 degree programs and exciting out-of-class opportunities. And, through our partnerships with regional business, education, government, and other organizations and study-abroad opportunities, students get hands-on experience and a better understanding of their world—before they graduate.

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In addition to its nationally recognized academic programs, Clarion University offers plenty of opportunities outside the classroom for students to gain hands-on, resume building experience through scientific research, performance in the creative arts, internships, organizational leadership, community service, and much more. With 145 clubs and organizations, students at Clarion University learn valuable leadership, communication, and organization skills that will serve them well in their personal and professional lives.