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Penn State University

Penn State University Ranking

country rank: 24
world rank: 28

University Overview

Penn State University ranking, established in 1855, is a non-profit public state higher-education college based in the rural environment of University Park, Pennsylvania (population range of 10,000-49,999). Abington, Logan Township, Monaca, Spring Township, Media, DuBois, Erie, Uniontown, McKeesport, Middletown, Hazleton, Fogelsville, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill Haven, Sharon, Lehman, Dunmore, York, Carlisle, Malvern, Hershey, Williamsport are all sites where this university has a branch campus. Penn State University (PSU) ranking is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Penn State University (PSU) provides courses and services leading to formally accredited higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or base degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 165-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance scale of 50-60%, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. PSU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, multimedia classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Penn State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Penn State University
Acronym PSU
Founded 1855
Motto Making life better
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 201 Old Main University Park 16802-1589 Pennsylvania United States
Tel +1 (814) 865 4700
Fax +1
Other locations Abington, Logan Township, Monaca, Spring Township, Media, DuBois, Erie, Uniontown, McKeesport, Middletown, Hazleton, Fogelsville, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill Haven, Sharon, Lehman, Dunmore, York, Carlisle, Malvern, Hershey, Williamsport

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 201 Shields Building University Park 16802-1503 (814) 865 5471

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 3,325,427 physical volumes, 2,241,752 physical media, 266,350 digital/electronic medium and 869 licensed digital/electronic databases. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus's library has 27 branches.
Housing Yes Penn State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 14,039 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Association of American Universities (AAU) Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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