Frequently Asked Questions
NPRC Fast Facts
Northern Pennsylvania Regional College is a public, non-profit regional college. To keep our classes affordable and convenient for students, community locations are utilized to deliver class instruction with technology that enables face-to-face learning. NPRC offers dual enrollment opportunities, associate degree programs, and workforce development courses. We are committed to serving the residents of our region.
- An open admissions college – you need a high school diploma or GED to enroll.
- Neither an online college or a traditional, campus-based college. Classes are offered through video technology that enables face-to-face learning across our 9-county service area. This allows students and instructors the ability to interact in real-time through class instruction and meaningful discussion.
- A college of opportunity where students can choose to complete classes on either a part-time or full-time basis.
- Classes in nine counties: Cameron, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, McKean, Potter, Venango, and Warren.
- Smaller class sizes. The faculty to student ratio is 10:1 with direct support from Student Success Specialists.
- Classes after 2:00 p.m. in more than 25 community locations throughout the region. We partner with libraries, high schools, businesses, and existing community education entities to bring in video technology to power remote classroom learning right in your own community.
- Institutional aid for students who would qualify for traditional PHEAA and PELL aid.