Granted the highest rating for research universities by the Carnegie Foundation, Penn State has award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Both faculty and students are dedicated to collaborating with industry and applying knowledge to make our lives better.

A portrait of Neil Sharkey, vice president for research at Penn State
Research projects involving more than $800 million are in the works during a given year throughout the University.
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Students, faculty, and campuses work with corporations, businesses, and communities to drive job creation, economic development, and student career success.
An abstract photograph of gold waves meant to symbolize interdisciplinary research.
The interdisciplinary institutes promote collaboration across departmental boundaries in order to focus research strengths on important scientific questions and societal needs.