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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 740,000 strong—driven to make a difference.

Hello, Penn Staters

Penn State President Neeli Bendapudi shares a video message with the Penn State community.

In the video that follows President Neeli Bendapudi stands and speaks to camera.

$2.166B

Comprehensive campaign surpasses goal for “A Greater Penn State”

740,000+

Living alumni around the world

$1B

Annual research expenditures