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Campus Location

California University of Pennsylvania

250 University Ave.

California, PA 15419

724-938-4000 / 724-938-5939

California University of Pennsylvania focuses on practical, skills-based education that molds graduates for high-impact careers. Located south of Pittsburgh, one of the nation’s most innovative regions, our special mission in technology and our commitment to community service prepare Cal U graduates to blaze through the challenges of the workplace of tomorrow.

Whether you study on our beautiful riverside campus or 100% online, your California University education begins with a solid academic foundation. Cal U offers more than 100 undergraduate programs of study and nearly 60 graduate degree programs, plus professional certificates and licensures.

In touch with the workplace

Cal U’s expert professors monitor workforce needs and develop new programs in high-demand fields.

Many of Cal U's academic programs are accredited by national agencies — your assurance that Cal U programs meet the highest standards for excellence. And most academic programs include hands-on activities, fieldwork, clinical practice or meaningful research, so you can begin building a resume even before graduation.

Affordable education

As a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, Cal U is your best value for higher education. Every applicant who submits a Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) is considered for assistance. Last year Cal U disbursed more than $23.5 million in merit- and need-based scholarships.

California University is committed to assisting our transfer students as they forge their future. College credit is generously awarded for prior college coursework, and previously earned certifications or other on-the-job learning may shorten your time to graduation.

For a courtesy transfer credit evaluation, complete the request form at

Visit to learn more about California University of Pennsylvania, or contact the Transfer Office at 724-938-5939 or

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