Clarion University – Venango is scenically located on 65 acres of wooded hillside overlooking the Allegheny River in Oil City, Pennsylvania. The campus is within 90 minutes of Pittsburgh and Erie, and 45 minutes from Clarion Campus. Venango Campus serves as a cultural center for the region hosting many concerts, lectures, art exhibits and other activities for students and the community.

An application fee waiver is provided to all campus visitors to start the online application process. Start your application before you leave campus with our mobile friendly app!

individual visits

When: Most Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m., and select Fridays.

Agenda: Includes a personal meeting with an admissions counselor regarding academic programs, admissions, cost of attendance and financial aid followed by a campus tour

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small group visits

If you have a group who would like to visit, please contact Venango Admissions to schedule at 877-VENANGO, ext. 1211 or


nursing preview days

When: First Friday each month between October and May.

Agenda: Includes information specific to the Associate of Science in Nursing degree program and pre-nursing option, as well as a campus tour. Bring a completed application to campus, or fill one out while visiting and we'll waive the application fee!

*Students must register and complete an NLN Pre-Entrance Exam to be considered for admission to this degree program. NLN Exams are conveniently provided at Clarion University - Venango the morning of each Nursing Preview Day. Separate NLN Exam registration is required at For more information, contact Casey McVay at or 814-393-1229.

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Medical Imaging Academic Day

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Agenda: Visit to learn from the experts about studying x-ray technology and ultrasound. Your visit includes an admissions, scholarship, financial aid and academic overview, plus faculty and students share information about the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences and the clinical partnerships that make this degree unique. Enjoy a student-led tour of our beautiful campus including academic buildings, student center, and residence halls for those interested in housing.



Contact Venango Admissions at 877-VENANGO, ext. 1211 or

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Our address is 1801 West First Street, Oil City, PA 16301. 

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Last Updated 2/26/19