The Campus

The Campus

The Cal U Campus

294 Acres with Something for Everyone

The campus at California University of Pennsylvania has been designed with student success in mind. 

The first thing you'll notice when you visit Cal U is the stunning natural beauty of the campus. The University isn't only beautiful, it's also full of things to do.

Cal U's campus is 294 acres of:

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40 
academic buildings, performance spaces and residence halls.
500 
trees and shrubs in our nationally recognized, on-campus arboretum. 

Green Living

Cal U students walk outside Old Main.

You'll find plenty of nature on Cal U's stunning campus, located on the banks of the Monongahela River in the borough of California, Pennsylvania.

  • Enjoy hiking, disc golf, gardening and hands-on learning on our upper-campus SAI Farm.
  • Read in the shade of a tree on the lower campus, which is also a nationally recognized arboretum-a public garden and carefully cataloged collection of 500 trees and shrubs, including nearly every tree indigenous to
  • Walk just a few blocks to Rotary Park and the scenic Pike Run fishing area.

Big City Benefits

City of Pittsburgh skyline

Cal U offers the best of both worlds: rural living and urban culture. The internationally renowned City of Pittsburgh is just 35 miles north of campus, so you'll have easy access to some of the nation's top cultural offerings.

 Classic Charm, Modern Amenities

Students sit in residence hall.

Broad walkways and beautiful landscaping surround Cal U's historic buildings and modern residence halls, which have been recognized as some of the finest in the nation by the National Building Museum.

A Community of Success

Students walk across campus.

With more than 100 student clubs and organizations, plus many other ways to volunteer and engage with the University community, Cal U encourages active participation in character- and resume-building activities.

 A Campus Full of Resources

A student gets help in the student center.

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