Penn State is a multicampus public research university that educates students from Pennsylvania, the nation and the world, and improves the well being and health of individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service.
Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional, and continuing education offered through both resident instruction and online delivery. Our educational programs are enriched by the cutting edge knowledge, diversity, and creativity of our faculty, students, and staff.
Our research, scholarship, and creative activity promote human and economic development, global understanding, and progress in professional practice through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.
As Pennsylvania's land-grant university, we provide unparalleled access and public service to support the citizens of the Commonwealth. We engage in collaborative activities with industrial, educational, and agricultural partners here and abroad to generate, disseminate, integrate, and apply knowledge that is valuable to society.
|Campus Setting:||Small city|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
|School Colors:||Blue and white|
Being at PSU is quite the experience. I love the campus life, there is always something going on and something for everyone. Whether it be a Tuesday night or a Saturday night, Penn State is alive from morning til late night.» Read More
Narrowing down which college I would attend was a tough process last year, but after attending one semester at Penn State, I can't imagine being anywhere else. This school and community is a home away from home where your floor mates become your best friends, study partners, and family. The classes, professors, and resources are great, while the social aspect is more than I could have ever imagined. Though I have only been here one semester, I have seen school spirit like no other, and the Lion’s pride I feel is something I know will never fade.» Read More