Education

Education in Indiana County doesn't end at the high school level. Indiana County boasts several fine vocational and technical schools and is home to several university and college campuses. Students of all ages can find a class or course that inspires and challenges them to further their education or career goals. 

As companies and businesses continue to grow in Indiana County, so does its leading employer, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), celebrating 140 years of excellence in 2015. With an enrollment of more than 14,000 from throughout the Commonwealth, the nation and the world, IUP is the largest of the State System Universities in Pennsylvania, and the only one to offer doctoral degrees. In addition to its outstanding undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs, IUP also contributes a great deal to the cultural climate in Indiana County, offering some 400 concerts, films, lectures, athletic events and other programming throughout the year, all open to the community. IUP also offers two museums with diverse types of exhibitions, free to the community.

With IUP as the crown jewel of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's network of 14 colleges and universities, Indiana County is well-heeled from and education perspective. There's also the Indiana County campus of Westmoreland Community College, Cambria-Rowe Business College, the Indiana County Technology Center and seven vibrant and robust school districts strategically located throughout the county that provide an unparalleled K-to-12 public education experience. Calvary Baptist Academy, the Indiana Wesleyan School, Seeds of Faith Christian Academy and St. Bernards Learning Center offer education with spiritual overtone.  

Indiana County also has a variety of daycare and early learning centers. In 2002, Wyoming Technical Institute (WyoTECH) opened its East Coast campus in Burrell Township. 

Education Factoid

IUP is consistantly recognized as a major national University.
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