A strong Penn State means a strong Pennsylvania

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—nearly 760,000 strong—driven to make a difference.

Serving Pennsylvania

Penn State is proud to educate more undergraduate Pennsylvanians than any other public 4-year university in the state, delivering world-class education in communities from Erie to Philadelphia, and everywhere in-between.


Campuses in communities across Pennsylvania.


Commonwealth campus students are Pennsylvania residents.


Annually contributed to Pennsylvania’s economy.