NPRC Officially Adds Tioga County to Service Region

NPRC Officially Adds Tioga County to Service Region

Northern Pennsylvania Regional College
 announces Tioga County has been officially added to the institution’s service region effective July 11, 2023. With this approval granted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, NPRC’s service region has grown to 10 counties.

“NPRC’s focus has always been on our students and the communities that we serve,” notes College President Susie Snelick. “Our rural counties deserve the educational opportunities that our urban counterparts have enjoyed for centuries. We are proud that our board supports a vision of broadening our services to include additional rural communities in a strategic growth plan. It is also exciting that the Secretary of Education (Dr. Khalid N. Mumin) believes in NPRC and has approved the expansion of our region to include Tioga County. We look forward to serving the students, employers, and residents of Tioga County and providing opportunities for movement and growth along career pathways in workforce development and our associate degrees.”

The College officially began offering classes in Tioga County in January 2023 as Northern Tioga School District (110 Ellison Road, Elkland, PA) and Southern Tioga School District Southern Tioga School District (310 Morris Street, Blossburg, PA) welcomed NPRC to use their facilities for academic courses.

NPRC is a two-year, open admission college that provides various post-secondary education options to residents of ten counties (Cameron, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, McKean, Potter, Tioga, Venango, and Warren) in northern Pennsylvania. NPRC offers associate degrees, certificates, and workforce development training courses that guide students to prosperous careers and foster economic growth throughout the region we serve. NPRC partners with local community locations to combine live classroom instruction and interactive technology to enable face-to-face learning by meeting students where they are, within approximately 30 minutes from home.

Pennsylvania State Representative Clint Owlett notes, “NPRC will provide another valuable educational option for recent graduates and anyone of any age looking to grow their skills and knowledge, and to advance in the workforce. Let’s all work together to prepare our young people for the jobs of today and tomorrow and ensure we have good career opportunities right here in the Northern Tier.”

Students can apply at NPRC in just three steps: create a free account, complete the application, and submit high school and/or previous college transcripts.

NPRC’s Fall 2023 term will begin on Wednesday, August 16, with the priority application deadline being Wednesday, August 9. Tuition for Tioga County residents is $185 per credit hour. Institutional aid is available for eligible students. Students who successfully complete a degree in business administration, criminal justice, liberal studies, or social sciences at NPRC may also be eligible for complete degree transfer and scholarships to Commonwealth University’s respective four-year degree programs. “It is great to see Northern Pennsylvania Regional College expand into this part of my Senate District,” says Pennsylvania State Senator Gene Yaw. “The increased education opportunities which this college can provide will be a real asset to Tioga County.”

Informational tool kits for interested students may be picked up from the Wellsboro CareerLink®, Wellsboro Chamber of Commerce, and Bradford County Action, Inc. Local high school students may also contact their guidance counselor for more information on early entry (dual enrollment) classes with NPRC.

For additional details and assistance regarding applications and enrollment, contact NPRC’s Educational Representative for Tioga County, Dawn Hull, at

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