With 24 campuses, Penn State – as it is more commonly known – is one of the largest universities in the US. The majority of students are based on the main campus, University Park, located in the centre of the state, but many students begin their studies on another campus before transferring to the main site.
Penn State campuses are located from one side of Pennsylvania to the other.Through Penn State World Campus, students can take courses and work toward degrees online from anywhere on the globe that has Internet service.
We teach students that the real measure of success is what you do to improve the lives of others, and they learn to be hard-working leaders with a global perspective. We conduct research to improve lives. We add millions to the economy through projects in our state and beyond. We help communities by sharing our faculty expertise and research.
Students are supported in many ways, including advising and counseling services for school and life; diversity and inclusion services; social media sites; safety services; and emergency assistance.The network of more than a half-million alumni is accessible to students when they want advice and to learn about job networking and mentor opportunities as well as what to expect in the future. Through our alumni, Penn State lives all over the world.
The best part of Penn State is our people. Our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends in communities near our campuses and across the globe are dedicated to education and fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.
Pennsylvania State University—University Park campus, also known as Happy Valley. Pennsylvania State University—University Park campus, also known as Happy Valley.
The university has two law schools, as well as the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, which treats more than 1 million patients every year. The institution also operates Penn State World Campus, allowing students from around the world to study for the university’s qualifications online.