Penn State University


The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related, land-grant, space grant public research university located in the University Park area and within State College and College Township in Pennsylvania, United States. The University has 24 campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, including a virtual World Campus, with University Park being its largest and most prestigious campus. Penn State University Park is ranked in the top 15 nationally for public universities and is considered a "Public Ivy". The enrollment at the Penn State University Park campus is nearly 44,000 with a total enrollment of over 84,000 across its 24 campuses, placing it among the ten largest public universities in the United States. Penn State offers more than 160 majors and administers a $1.22 billion (USD) endowment (systemwide).