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Pennsylvania State University Main Campus

Pennsylvania State University Main Campus

Pennsylvania State University, commonly referred to as Penn State, is a land-grant, state-related public research university. It was established in 1855, with the main campus located in University Park. This campus offers enrollment to more than 30,000 undergraduate students and over 6,000 graduate students. There are 13 colleges at the University Park campus:

  • College of Agricultural Sciences
  • College of Arts and Architecture
  • College of Communications
  • College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Health and Human Development
  • College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • College of the Liberal Arts
  • Eberly College of Science
  • Graduate School
  • Schreyer Honors College
  • Smeal College of Business

The Penn State's main campus offers a staggering number of undergraduate and graduate degrees, apart from continuing education and distance education programs. Quite a few research options are also available for the students.

The sports teams of Pennsylvania State University wear the official colors of blue and white, and the mascot is the Nittany Lion. There are men's and women's teams in baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, fencing, gymnastics, lacrosse, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, softball, wrestling, and field hockey.

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Programs
Some campuses offers specific programs
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Environmental Studies
Natural Resource Economics
Forest Sciences And Biology
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forest Technology/Technician
Natural Resources And Conservation, Other
African Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization
East Asian Studies
Latin American Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Data Processing And Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia And Information Resources Design
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Adult And Continuing Education Administration
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Educational/Instructional Technology
Educational Evaluation And Research
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, And Research, Other
Social And Philosophical Foundations Of Education
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
College Student Counseling And Personnel Services
Adult And Continuing Education And Teaching
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Art Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Teaching French As A Second Or Foreign Language
Engineering, General
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/Space Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining And Mineral Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Engineering, Other
Linguistics
Comparative Literature
Chinese Language And Literature
Japanese Language And Literature
Russian Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Italian Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
Human Nutrition
Human Development And Family Studies, General
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
Plant Physiology
Cell/Cellular And Molecular Biology
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology
Immunology
Entomology
Animal Physiology
Genetics, General
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Toxicology
Molecular Toxicology
Biotechnology
Ecology
Neuroscience
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
Medieval And Renaissance Studies
Science, Technology And Society
International/Global Studies
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management, General
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Astronomy
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Acoustics
Materials Science
Physical Sciences, Other
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Psychology, General
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Educational Psychology
Community Organization And Advocacy
Public Administration
Youth Services/Administration
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Graphic Design
Design And Applied Arts, Other
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design And Technology
Acting
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
Music History, Literature, And Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Theory And Composition
Musicology And Ethnomusicology
Conducting
Keyboard Instruments
Voice And Opera
History, General
General information
Cost
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate
Accreditations

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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