Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus

The Pennsylvania State University is a state-related, land-grant, space grant public research university located in State College, Pennsylvania, United States. The University has 24 campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, including a virtual World Campus, with University Park being its largest campus. Penn State University Park (commonly referred to as the “Main Campus”) is ranked in the top 15 nationally for public universities and is regarded as a Public Ivy. The enrollment at the Penn State University Park campus is 43,252 with a total enrollment of over 84,000 across its 24 campuses, placing it among the ten largest public universities in the United States. Penn State offers more than 160 majors and administers a $1.6 billion (USD) endowment.

Penn State University (officially known as The Pennsylvania State University) is located in University Park, Pennsylvania. There are 19 branch campus located around the State of Pennsylvania. There is also a medical school in Hershey, a law school in Dickinson, a school of graduate and professional studies in Malvern, and the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport. Penn State also offers a distance education program known as World Campus. Penn State University was founded in 1855 as an agricultural school and received university status in 1953. The University now awards associate, bachelors, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees (undergraduate)

Published Tuition and Fees
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergrads
Required Fees for Full-Time Undergrads


$ 12,844
$ 12,284
$ 560


$ 23,712
$ 23,152
$ 560

Contact info:

Pennsylvania State University – Main Campus
201 Shields Building
University Park, PA 16802-1294
Telephone: (814) 865-5471
Fax: (814) 863-7590
TTY/TDD: 814-863-9419

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