Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona

Pennsylvania State University, also nicknamed as Penn State, is a state-supported, land-grant, space-grant, and public research university located in University Park, Pennsylvania, United States. It was founded in 1939. The university offers more than 15 baccalaureate degrees, over 5 associate degrees, and over 15 minors in various subjects. Penn State in organized into the following academic colleges:

  • College of Arts and Architecture
  • College of Business, Smeal
  • College of Communication
  • College of Earth & Mineral Sciences
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Engineering Environmental Institute
  • College of Health and Human Development
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Technology, Pennsylvania
  • College of the Liberal Arts

Penn State's athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division I and Big Ten Conference. The sports teams are nicknamed the Nittany Lions.

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English Language And Literature, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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