Penn State Berks, a learning-centered college, provides a Penn State education in a small campus setting that integrates high-quality teaching, research, and dynamic community outreach. As part of a premier land-grant institution, the college stresses excellence in all areas while providing opportunities for students from a range of abilities to reach their full potential. Berks is committed to engaged learning that encourages individual growth, cultural awareness, ethical decision-making, and civic responsibility for all members of the community.
Penn State Berks, a learning-centered college, will be the recognized regional leader in higher education by fulfilling its land- grant mission of providing high-quality, creative, affordable, and accessible education that prepares students to be responsible and contributing members of society. A broad range of academic programs will be offered through a supportive and acclaimed faculty using leading-edge technologies to connect students to research programs and community engagements to enhance their learning experience.
We act with integrity in accordance with the highest academic, professional, and ethical standards.
We respect and honor the dignity of each person, embrace civil discourse, and foster a diverse, inclusive, and safe community.
We act responsibly and hold ourselves accountable for our decisions, actions, and their consequences.
Through advanced research and scholarship, we seek and create new knowledge and understanding, and foster creativity and innovation, for society's benefit.
We strive for excellence in all of our endeavors as individuals, an institution, and a leader in higher education and research.
We work together for the betterment of our University, the communities we serve, and the world.