About Pennsylvania State University
The Pennsylvania State University (also known as Penn State or PSU) is a public, state-related research university with campuses and facilities in Pennsylvania. The university was founded in 1855.
Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered through resident instruction and online delivery. The university offers more than 160 majors among all its campuses.
The University Park campus is organized into fourteen distinct colleges which are College of Agricultural Sciences, College of Arts and Architecture, Smeal College of Business, 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, and School of Nursing.
According to the 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks the university 43rd among universities worldwide. U.S. News & World Report ranks the university's undergraduate program 45th in its 2012 American's Best College. In 2011, the university was also ranked 94th in the QS World University Rankings.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015
QS World University Rankings 2014
QS World University Rankings 2013
QS World University Rankings 2015
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016