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View of Oil CityClarion University's Venango campus in Oil City, Pennsylvania, is located in the scenic Allegheny River Valley, in the historic Oil Heritage Region, where the first successful oil well was drilled in nearby Titusville in 1859.



Located in western Pennsylvania, it is a region rich in history and natural beauty, with many opportunities for outdoor recreation and sporting activities. It is also within 90 minutes of Pittsburgh and Erie, making it convenient to take advantage of cultural activities. The Clarion Campus is just 40 minutes to the east.

Venango campus serves as a cultural center for the region, hosting many concerts, lectures, art exhibits, and other activities for students and the community.rockwall


Schedule a visit today!    

Apply, bring official transcripts and SAT/ACT scores and have an admissions decision made at any visit, including individual appointments and group events.

Visit at a time that is convenient for you by scheduling an appointment at 814 676 6591, ext. 1211 or email

Pre-qualification for Admissions (for junior and sophomores with transcripts and any available test scores)

Preview Days:

Thursday, July 27 at 5 p.m.
Friday, August 25 at Noon
Friday, September 15 at 10 a.m.
Friday, November 17 at 10 a.m.
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 10 a.m.

Saturday Visit Days:

Saturday, October 28 at 10 a.m.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 10 a.m.

Adult and Transfer Nights:

Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 5 p.m.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Last Updated 5/30/17