Clarion University is a high-achieving, nationally recognized, comprehensive university that delivers a personal & challenging academic experience. The university offers 28 nationally accredited programs; a second campus offers associate degrees, plus bachelor's & master's degrees in select areas.
Clarion University prepares its students in business, education, health, science and the arts with a small student-to-faculty ratio and nationally and internationally accredited programs. There also are internship and study abroad opportunities to broaden ones horizons.
The Clarion River near Clarion UniversityStudents embrace learning at our scenic Clarion campus, which has evolved since its beginnings in 1867; at our evolving Venango campus located in Oil City; and through Clarion Online, which offers education from the comfort of their living room.
Students are able to take advantage of these exciting educational opportunities through financial aid. Ninety-one percent of our students receive some form of financial aid.
In addition to more than 100 academic programs, Clarion University students also enjoy enriching personal lives. With more than 145 student organizations including academic, athletic, intramural, Greek, political, multicultural, service and special interest groups, students become unique individuals an leaders at Clarion. Through these academic and student life opportunities, our students interact with other students from 48 states and 22 countries.