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Penn State is a top-ranked research university and Pennsylvania's sole land-grant institution, founded with a mission of high-quality teaching, expert research, and global service. Discover a community—more than 725,000 strong—driven to make a difference.

Top 55

World-class university (Center for World University Rankings, 2021)


Disciplines ranked in the top ten nationally for research expenditures, more than any other university.

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U.S. research university