Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus - Fastweb
* 214777

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

University Park, PA
University Website: www.psu.edu/
Apply Online: admissions.psu.edu/apply/
Provided by

The Pennsylvania State University (commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU) is a public, state-related research university with campuses and facilities in Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered through resident instruction and online delivery. Its University Park campus, the flagship campus, lies within the Borough of State College and College Township. The Penn State Dickinson School of Law has facilities located in both Carlisle and State College and the College of Medicine is located in Hershey. Penn State has another 19 commonwealth campuses and 5 special-mission campuses located across the state.

Annual enrollment at the University Park campus totals more than 44,000 graduate and undergraduate students, making it one of the largest universities in the United States. It has the world's largest dues-paying alumni association. The university's total enrollment in 2009–10 was approximately 94,300 across its 24 campuses and online through its World Campus.

The university offers more than 160 majors among all its campuses and administers $1.83 billion (as of June 30, 2011) in endowment and similar funds. The university's research expenditures exceeded $753 million for the 2009 fiscal year and was ranked 9th among U.S. universities in research income by the National Science Foundation.

Annually, the university hosts the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON), which is the world's largest student-run philanthropy. This event is held in the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus. In 2013, Thon raised a record $12.37 million dollars for pediatric cancer. The university's athletics teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are collectively known as the Penn State Nittany Lions. They compete in the Big Ten Conference for most sports.

* Description and image provided by Wikipedia under CC-BY-SA 3.0 license. More

Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $27,206.00 avg tuition

201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802-1589
(814) 865-4700

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.psu.edu/
Financial Aid:
www.psu.edu/studentaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Science Technologies/Technicians
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
More Less

Scholarships for Students in Pennsylvania

Name Amount Deadline
Design Excellence Award - Penn State School of Architecture Varies Varies
Kurt Kristian Stenman Award Varies Varies
Kurt Kristian Stenman Award Varies Varies
Leonard S. Fiore, Inc. Scholarship Varies Varies
Alma Heinz and August Louis Pohland Scholarship Varies Varies
Foreman Architects Engineers Study Abroad Scholarship Varies Varies
Richard L. Grube Memorial Scholarship in Architecture Varies Varies
A. William Hajjar and Anne Bortz Hajjar Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
J. Henry and Minnie Hitz Memorial Endowment in Architecture Varies Varies
Ewing Cole Cherry Endowed Awards in Architecture and Arch. Engineering Up to $0 Varies
Ewing Cole Cherry Endowed Awards in Architecture and Arch. Engineering Up to $0 Varies
Jamil E. Faridy Architectural Scholarship in Architecture Varies Varies
Andrew Ward Loftus Scholarship Varies Varies
Atherton Memorial Music Scholarship Varies Varies
Bryce and Jonelle Jordan Excellence Scholarship Varies Varies
Estelle Carruth Work Scholarship Varies Varies
Fred Waring Scholarship Varies Varies
Harold and Nancy O'Connor Music Scholarship Varies Varies
Jane Cowell Sheaffer Scholarship Varies Varies
Jeffery David Calhoon Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
John, Miriam and Robert Reed Scholarship Varies Varies
Johnstone Endowed Music Scholarship Varies Varies
Kittie E. Jordan Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Louisa Esber, George Esber and Helen Vrungos Deal Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Lyle Merriman Music Scholarship Varies Varies
Marie Buoymaster Ashburn Piano Scholarship Varies Varies
Mary E. Brady Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Pennsylvania State University Performing Arts Scholarship Varies Varies
Presser Scholarship Varies Varies
W. Paul Campbell / Phi Mu Alpha Memorial Award Varies Varies
Willard G. Rouse, III Trustee Scholarship Varies Varies
William Forest Chamber Music Scholarship Varies Varies
William J. and Lois Kesterson Leight Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Albert Mainwaring Scholarship Varies Varies
Francis G. Wood Scholarship Varies Varies
Frank Gullo Scholarship Varies Varies
Mona Shibley Bird Memorial Choir Scholarship Varies Varies
Nina and Raymond Brown Music Scholarship Varies Varies
Willa C. Taylor Scholarship Varies Varies
Barbara M. Shannon Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
College of HHD Academic Achievement Scholarship Varies Varies
College of HHD Alumni Board Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
College of HHD Student Professional Development Scholarship Varies Varies
Donald M. and Virginia Miller Cook Scholarship Varies Varies
Dr. and Mrs. Wayne E. Mason Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Drs. Albert and Lorriane Kligman Graduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Edith Pitt Chace Scholarship Varies Varies
Francis A. and Ruth Coates Wodock Scholarship Varies Varies
Francis Hoffman Writing Scholarship Varies Varies
Graduate Student Research Scholarship - HHD Varies Varies
Isabel B. Smith Home Economics Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Joseph and Concepcion Skellchock Family Scholarship Varies Varies
Joseph R. Cardenuto Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Leonard H. and Anna J. Baird Family Scholarship Varies Varies
Lucy Kemmerer and Eugene W. Lederer Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Margaret A. and Stanley P. Mayers Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Margaret C. Decker Scholarship Varies Varies
Mary Boyle Weaver and Rebecca Boyle Sutherland Scholarship Varies Varies
Petersen Society Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Petersen Society Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Ruth S. Tewksbury Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Ruth W. Ayres-Givens Scholarship Varies Varies
Sara C. Parks Scholarship Varies Varies
Thomas W. and Jane Mason Tewksbury Diversity Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Thomas W. and Jane Mason Tewksbury Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Gregory J. and Terri E. Scott Trustee Scholarship Varies Varies
George Stephen Rusinko Memorial Trustee Scholarship Varies Varies
Judith Davis Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert E. Finucane Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Lawrence E. Hallstrom Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Barbara S. Iannacone Memorial Award Varies Varies
Barbara S. Iannacone Memorial Award Varies Varies
H. Leonard Krouse Award of the Penn State Club of Delaware County Varies Varies
Ada Case Lobrovick Scholarship for Early Childhood & Elem. Education Varies Varies
Edward S. J. Tomezsko Scholarship Varies Varies
Gilbert A. Wetzel Scholarship Varies Varies
Adult Student Organization Scholarship - PSU, Delaware County Varies Varies
David E. and Margaret M. Pergrin Award Varies Varies
Churchill Scholarship Varies November 07, 2017
Jack and Dorothy Calderone Award 
 Varies Varies
Julia K. Carter Scholarship Varies Varies
Lauren E. Chrest Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
John E. and Judith Baillis Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Edward Berman Memorial Award Varies Varies
Judge Louis A. Bloom Scholarship Varies Varies
Joseph J. Bradley Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Jane E. Cooper Endowed Adult Student Scholarship Varies Varies
Ralph B. and Shirley McFadden D'Iorio Scholarship Varies Varies
Franz-Kahmer Scholarship Varies Varies
Thomas E. Hare III Memorial Award Varies Varies
Dewey La Rosa Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Scott Latimer Engineering Award Varies Varies
Tim Mark Endowed Award Varies Varies
Tim Mark Endowed Award Varies Varies
Michael Menichini Award Varies Varies
David and Florence Newman Scholarship Varies Varies
Harold M. Schaeffer Scholarship Varies Varies
Richard and Sylvia Schaffer Scholarship Varies Varies
Jane Housman Sheetz Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
John D. and Greta C. Vairo Scholarship Varies Varies
Charles and Jean Zeien Scholarship Varies Varies
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
IES Diversity Merit-Based Scholarship Varies Varies
IES Diversity Merit-Based Scholarship Varies Varies
Dahn and Krieger Trustee Scholarship Varies Varies
Russell O. Jones Trustee Scholarship Varies Varies
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
The William Rush Woodcarvers Award Varies Varies
Anita Chevres and David Lipson Award Varies Varies
Clayton Family Award Varies Varies
PNC Financial Corp. Brandywine Campus Scholarship Varies Varies
Ernest and Angela Repice Endowment Varies Varies
HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students 0% of tuition Varies
Cargill Global Scholars Program $2,500 Varies
ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship $10,000 Varies
Marjorie Jane Brewster Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies