Pennsylvania State University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
51

University Park, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    64.9
  • Teaching
    53.5
  • International outlook
    29.5
  • Industry income
    61.6
  • Research
    66.7
  • Citations
    83.4

"Public Ivy" Penn State has long since outgrown its 1855 land-grant roots, with a full-time faculty of around 6,000 looking after more than 94,000 students. It has 13 colleges on its main campus, 19 Commonwealth campuses, dedicated campuses for law and medicine, and an online World Campus.