Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802-1503
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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Summary

What makes Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus unique?

Pennsylvania State University, also known as Penn State, is a public land-grant research university that was founded in 1855. Located in State College, Penn State has 18 colleges including the Eberly College of Science and the Dickinson Law School. The graduation rate at Penn State is an impressive 85%, thanks in part to the student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, which is on the lower end for a flagship state school. Penn State has a total undergraduate enrollment of around 95,000 students that take classes according to a semester-based academic calendar. 

Penn State, like many research universities, has a healthy network of funding partners including the Department of Defence, that funds the Applied Research Lab. ARL employs students and faculty to advance weapons defense, communications, and geospatial systems for the U.S. Military. Prospective students should note that Pennsylvania residents receive in-state tuition at a much lower rate than applicants from out-of-state. 

Penn State is known for a variety of pop-culture phenomena, but one that sticks out is that during their time at Penn State, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, took classes on the art of ice cream making. Penn State also boasts the largest alumni association in the world, making it an excellent choice for those that intend to capitalize on their professional networks post-graduation. Notable alumni include actor Ty Burrell, comedian Keegan-Michael Key, and former Senator Rick Santorum.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Review

A Excellent
4.2727 Based on 33 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
A
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
A

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

3291 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
 
133
33
0
6
Architectural Engineering
 
87
45
 
4
Architecture
 
41
12
 
2
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
204
16
 
14
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
568
12
 
16
Biomedical Sciences, General
 
 
0
 
1
Biotechnology
 
 
15
 
 
Chemical Engineering
 
228
5
 
12
Civil Engineering, General
 
178
13
1
14
Computer Engineering, General
 
75
 
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
205
44
 
28
Engineering Mechanics
 
 
0
 
 
Engineering Science
 
33
10
 
9
Engineering-Related Technologies, Other
 
 
 
0
 
Engineering, General
 
 
1
2
 
Engineering, Other
 
91
12
14
 
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
 
 
0
 
 
Environmental Studies
 
0
 
 
 
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
 
52
5
 
6
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
 
 
 
11
 
Industrial Engineering
 
175
53
 
9
Landscape Architecture
 
32
3
 
 
Manufacturing Engineering
 
 
2
 
 
Materials Engineering
 
 
16
 
15
Materials Science
 
109
 
 
0
Mechanical Engineering
 
351
38
 
23
Mining and Mineral Engineering
 
11
 
 
 
Nanotechnology
 
 
4
 
 
Natural Resource Economics
 
 
0
 
0
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
 
39
 
 
 
Nuclear Engineering
 
43
7
 
3
Petroleum Engineering
 
64
18
 
15
Surveying Engineering
 
3
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

2638 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
369
159
 
 
Accounting and Business/Management
 
 
 
25
 
Advertising
 
0
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
0
 
130
0
13
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
 
103
 
283
 
Business/Commerce, General
0
4
 
3
 
Business/Managerial Economics
 
0
 
 
 
Development Economics and International Development
 
30
 
 
 
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
 
 
 
0
 
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
 
 
4
 
14
Economics, General
 
496
0
 
0
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
 
32
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
473
 
 
 
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
 
 
0
0
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
5
 
 
Labor and Industrial Relations
 
133
33
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
0
 
 
 
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
 
 
 
3
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
221
 
 
 
Organizational Behavior Studies
 
65
 
 
 
Real Estate
 
 
 
40
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1780 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acoustics
 
 
9
 
3
Actuarial Science
 
0
 
 
 
Astronomy
 
20
11
 
4
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
 
36
9
1
11
Biochemistry
 
158
4
 
10
Bioinformatics
 
 
 
 
4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
284
6
 
8
Biological and Physical Sciences
 
134
 
4
 
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
 
20
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
265
1
 
6
Biotechnology
 
 
15
 
 
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
 
 
0
 
1
Chemistry, General
 
38
9
 
26
Entomology
 
 
3
 
4
Genetics, General
 
 
0
 
1
Geography
 
29
7
19
9
Geography, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
 
43
 
1
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
108
10
 
7
Informatics
 
 
1
 
2
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
 
0
0
1
 
Mathematics, General
 
183
5
 
16
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
 
19
 
 
 
Neuroscience
 
 
2
 
1
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
 
 
1
 
3
Physical Sciences, Other
 
 
 
 
0
Physics, General
 
55
1
 
19
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
 
 
3
 
2
Plant Physiology
 
 
 
 
0
Statistics, General
 
100
19
 
8
Statistics, Other
 
 
 
1
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1443 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
 
0
 
 
 
African-American/Black Studies
 
15
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
31
5
 
5
Archeology
 
2
 
 
 
Asian Studies/Civilization
 
4
 
 
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
11
 
 
 
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
18
 
 
 
Community Organization and Advocacy
 
 
0
 
 
Comparative Literature
 
12
5
 
2
Counseling Psychology
 
 
 
 
0
East Asian Studies
 
0
 
 
 
Educational Psychology
 
 
4
 
3
History, General
 
76
3
 
5
Human Development and Family Studies, General
0
91
7
 
8
International Relations and Affairs
 
274
 
0
 
International/Global Studies
 
 
90
2
 
Jewish/Judaic Studies
 
3
 
1
 
Labor Studies
 
 
 
0
 
Latin American Studies
 
1
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
 
 
7
 
Linguistics
 
 
 
 
5
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
 
2
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
48
1
 
7
Political Science and Government, General
 
161
5
 
7
Psychology, General
 
364
23
0
28
Public Administration
 
 
0
0
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
0
 
 
 
School Psychology
 
 
4
 
5
Science, Technology and Society
 
7
 
 
 
Social Sciences, General
 
1
 
 
 
Social Sciences, Other
 
 
1
0
6
Sociology
 
40
7
 
8
Sustainability Studies
 
15
 
 
 
Women's Studies
 
13
 
 
 
Youth Services/Administration
 
 
0
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1387 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
 
0
0
 
0
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
 
 
1
 
4
Agricultural Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
10
3
 
2
Art Teacher Education
 
7
2
 
1
Art/Art Studies, General
 
52
12
 
 
Child Development
 
 
 
3
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
11
 
 
 
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
 
 
0
 
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
 
125
19
 
6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
 
47
0
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
30
0
8
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
45
 
28
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
0
 
 
 
Education, Other
 
 
 
0
 
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
 
17
 
 
 
Educational Evaluation and Research
 
 
2
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
0
26
0
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
4
 
9
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
0
 
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
91
20
 
9
Foreign Language Teacher Education
 
10
0
0
 
French Language and Literature
 
21
3
 
2
German Language and Literature
 
12
0
 
1
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
36
 
14
Italian Language and Literature
 
10
 
 
 
Japanese Language and Literature
 
7
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
2
8
 
2
 
Music Teacher Education
 
21
0
 
0
Russian Language and Literature
 
8
1
 
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
61
 
 
 
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
 
 
5
 
8
Spanish Language and Literature
 
56
14
 
1
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
14
20
0
6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
83
7
 
2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
0
 
 
 
 
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
 
318
 
 
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
18
1
 
Teaching French As a Second or Foreign Language
 
 
 
0
 
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
 
3
12
 
6

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1311 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
185
 
1
 
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
 
252
 
137
 
Computer Science
 
 
27
 
19
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
 
18
 
 
 
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
 
0
 
6
 
Information Science/Studies
0
589
7
4
20
Information Technology
 
 
 
0
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
46
 
 
 
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
 
 
0
0
 

952 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Animal Physiology
 
 
0
 
3
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
24
 
 
 
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
 
 
7
 
Dietitian Assistant
0
 
 
 
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
0
2
 
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
6
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
152
13
 
1
Human Nutrition
 
0
0
 
0
Immunology
 
 
0
 
4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
197
4
 
4
Medical Scientist
 
 
 
12
 
Molecular Toxicology
 
 
 
 
1
Nursing Administration
 
 
 
0
 
Nutrition Sciences
 
97
2
 
11
Palliative Care Nursing
 
 
 
6
 
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
 
 
 
0
 
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
 
15
0
0
 
Pre-Veterinary Studies
 
46
0
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
0
 
 
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
 
132
32
0
0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
0
0
0
0
0
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
 
170
 
 
 
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
 
 
 
0
 
Toxicology
 
11
 
 
 

739 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
 
100
 
 
 
Journalism
 
228
 
 
 
Journalism, Other
 
 
 
45
 
Mass Communication/Media Studies
 
64
 
 
6
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
 
296
 
 
 

521 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
 
83
 
 
 
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
 
6
3
 
3
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
0
 
 
 
 
Agricultural Economics
 
 
1
 
1
Agricultural Engineering
 
50
6
 
1
Agricultural Mechanization, General
 
0
 
 
 
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
 
4
1
 
1
Agriculture, General
 
36
 
 
 
Agronomy and Crop Science
 
 
6
0
3
Animal Sciences, General
 
90
4
 
0
Ecology
 
 
3
 
7
Food Science
 
42
10
 
3
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
 
 
4
 
2
Forest Sciences and Biology
 
14
 
 
 
Forest Technology/Technician
0
1
 
 
 
Horticultural Science
 
0
4
 
4
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
 
11
 
 
 
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
 
28
3
1
4
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
 
2
 
 
 
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
 
0
 
 
 
Plant Sciences, General
 
19
 
 
 
Plant Sciences, Other
 
 
0
 
7
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
 
 
4
 
0
Turf and Turfgrass Management
0
30
 
 
 
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology
 
19
 
 
 
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
0
 
 
 
 

311 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
0
190
1
 
4
Meeting and Event Planning
 
 
 
4
 
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
 
105
3
 
4
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
 
 
 
 
0

207 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
 
14
 
 
 
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
 
51
 
 
 
Conducting
 
 
2
 
 
Design and Applied Arts, Other
 
8
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
 
11
 
 
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
 
22
 
 
 
Graphic Design
 
17
 
 
 
Keyboard Instruments
 
 
1
 
5
Music History, Literature, and Theory
 
 
2
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
1
11
 
 
Music Theory and Composition
 
 
0
 
 
Music, General
 
32
 
 
 
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
 
 
0
 
 
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
 
10
 
 
 
Visual and Performing Arts, General
 
20
 
 
 
Voice and Opera
 
 
0
 
 

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Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
  • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
  • English Language (Intensive English Communication Program)
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

3.9090909090909 Based on 33 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA History, Class of 1972

    Good when I graduated and better now.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Lib Arts and Anthropology, Class of 1776

    Alumni Association, career placement, various service and activity clubs,

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Elementary Education, Class of 1994

    Alumni Association, Kappa Delta Pi

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS Finance, Class of 1977

    Basic accounting and finance courses

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    B.S. Nutrition, Class of 1987

    I did take a dietetic internship course that helped me apply for and obtain a dietetic internship

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Doctor of Eeucation, Class of 2014

    Students have access to the internet, library resources, our course management system.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Class of 2010

    None, my undergraduate experience left me totally unprepared for the real world.

    1 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    MS SW Eng, Class of 2015

    Online courses are much like real world projects in large corporations. Collaboration (email, skype, IM) Hands on application Study in current technologies

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering, Class of 2005

    there's a career center with career counseling and help with interview skills.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering, Class of 1978

    Classes about industry. Placement services.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Accounting, Class of 2012

    Lots of career advisors, software, books, programs and networking events

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 2014

    Huge alumni network, great resources at the career counseling center. Lots of opportunities to do research or independent studies.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Class of 1988

    Great EE curriculum. Great English and communications, intentionally that engineers can communicate. Great activities and social life.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Administration, Class of 2009

    no help in job placement

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Sociology/Anthropology, Class of 2006

    Very few--or at least I didn't take advantage of enough.

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Admin, Class of 1980

    Practical work experience through internships

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor Science, Class of 1994

    The school had great resources for internships and had employers come to school to recruit

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of arts in theater, Class of 1983

    I don't understand the question.

    4 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.2727272727273 Based on 33 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA History, Class of 1972

    Middle-class and other but most struggling with student loan debt. Good school spirit.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Premed, Class of 1977

    Varied from serious to party nimals

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS Finance, Class of 1977

    It was the 70's anything goes

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    General Arts and Sciences , Class of 1985

    Mostly white privileged or middle class.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Doctor of Eeucation, Class of 2014

    Students are largely caucasion and about two-thirds male

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Class of 2010

    Best student section in the NCAA, nothing like the sense of fellowship at Penn State!

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    MS SW Eng, Class of 2015

    In mine they are mostly early to mid career leaders and also employed full time

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering, Class of 2005

    Partying, but also hard working.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Nursing, Class of 1978

    most are there to learn but some party too much

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Public Relations, Political Science, Class of 2011

    Very diversified, there is no one " culture" or "type" of student

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Accounting, Class of 2012

    Work hard play hard. Great training for corporate employees

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Class of 1988

    Fun, open, large, social, thousands of people the same age, in a small city in the middle of the state. Once could focus on learning and university life. Students were bright and ambitious.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Sociology/Anthropology, Class of 2006

    Much more focus on socializing than academics.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Logistics, Class of 1999

    anywhere from very studious to party animal.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor Science, Class of 1994

    Intense, large school focused on athletics and academics

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of arts in theater, Class of 1983

    Easy-going, but focused and professional

    4 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.4545454545455 Based on 33 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA History, Class of 1972

    Good back then, good now but budget constraints due to reduced state funding level.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Elementary Education, Class of 1994

    Very state of the art and modern.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Human Development and Family Studies, Class of 2011

    Mix of old and new buildings and facilities.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS Finance, Class of 1977

    They were average until you go to the 400 level courses

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    General Arts and Sciences , Class of 1985

    Clean, well-maintained, up to date.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Civil Engineering, Class of 1981

    Vary but generally state of the art

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    B.S. Nutrition, Class of 1987

    1987 was quite some time ago - have not been at the campus in years.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Doctor of Eeucation, Class of 2014

    We have all of the above.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Class of 2010

    Mix of older original buildings and more modern, some of the older dorms get hot, but all the technology is up to date in the classrooms and libraries, food is great, lots of choices and locations.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Geology, Class of 1993

    quite modern, major overhaul in the dorms, as well as dining halls in the last 5 years.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Public Relations, Political Science, Class of 2011

    Mixture of modern as well as older facilities as well. I would say Penn State does a good job at updating for such a large school.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Accounting, Class of 2012

    Really really good, and continuously improving

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 2014

    Dining halls are awesome, lots of computer labs around campus. High tech classrooms

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Class of 1988

    they were good at the time and always improving. There was a boom on, that has continued to this day.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Administration, Class of 2009

    computer/library, no dorms, small classrooms, nice dining hall

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Sociology/Anthropology, Class of 2006

    Facilities were great, as far as I recall. Student athletes were definitely unfairly favored over regular students--special gyms, dorms, movie theaters, etc.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Admin, Class of 1980

    Modern facilities, cutting edge technology

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Logistics, Class of 1999

    computer labs, dorms, classrooms, dining halls, sports facilities

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor Science, Class of 1994

    Some were fine, others were cavernous.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of arts in theater, Class of 1983

    What are they like? What do you mean, "what are they like"?

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA in History, Class of 1996

    labs, gyms. dorms. cafeteria, library

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.4545454545455 Based on 33 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BS Finance, Class of 1977

    Fraternities, intermural sports, school sports teams

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Civil Engineering, Class of 1981

    The school is so large and the activities so numerous and varied that I don't know how to answer this.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Doctor of Eeucation, Class of 2014

    We are one of seven colleges in the United States with a plastics and polymer major. We also offer degrees in welding and nursing, HVAC and other trades.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    MS SW Eng, Class of 2015

    not any idea - i am an online student

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Nursing, Class of 1978

    Music, Theatre, sports, social. fraternities, sororities

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Public Relations, Political Science, Class of 2011

    THON, Football, Sports including club teams

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Accounting, Class of 2012

    THON, Greek life, blue band

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 2014

    There are over 800 clubs and activities available, so there is pretty much a club for any interest. There are lots of club sports and intramural sports that are fun and no pressure.

    5 Rated January 2016
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    Secondary Education, French, math and psychology, Class of 1989

    Too long ago to recall

    4 Rated January 2016
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    Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Class of 1988

    Penn State Football Dance Marathon Penn State Marching Band

    5 Rated January 2016
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    Materials science and engineering, Class of 1995

    Dance a thon, football, concerts and guest speakers

    5 Rated January 2016
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    Sociology/Anthropology, Class of 2006

    Sports were very popular. I can't remember anything unique. Regular activities like newspaper, theater, volunteerism.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor Science, Class of 1994

    Big greek system, lots of sports and nice town

    4 Rated January 2016

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