The Graduate School at Penn State is one of the largest in the nation with more than 14,000 graduate students enrolled at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies; Penn State Harrisburg, The Capital College; Penn State College of Medicine at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center; Penn State University Park; and Penn State World Campus.
Penn State Graduate Campuses Include:
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, gives undergraduate and graduate students the best of two worlds: the friendly, student-centered environment of a smaller college with the academic resources of a major research university. We offer an academically rigorous, globally respected Penn State education in a setting where students can have close interaction with faculty and meaningful out-of-classroom experiences. With more than 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students, 80-plus academic programs, and an inspiring 854-acre campus, Penn State Behrend is among the largest campuses in the Penn State system.
For over 50 years, Penn State Great Valley has been dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs to professionals in southeastern Pennsylvania. Located in Malvern, the campus offers graduate degrees and certificates in accounting, business, data analytics, engineering, finance, and leadership in addition to a variety of noncredit professional development programs. Evening and hybrid courses are held in a flexible, seven week format, allowing students to meet the demands of work, family, and life in general.
Penn State Harrisburg is an undergraduate college and graduate school of the University. The Harrisburg campus enrolls nearly 800 graduate students and offers more than 40 graduate programs, including master’s and doctoral degrees and graduate and postbaccalaureate certificates. The college has nationally accredited programs, award-winning faculty who are accomplished teachers and scholars, and the resources of a world-class research university. Penn State Harrisburg is located on a suburban campus in Middletown, Pennsylvania, eight miles east of Harrisburg.
At Penn State College of Medicine we are committed to educating graduate students in basic medical sciences and others in public health-related professions. We seek to enroll students of exceptional quality, and provide them with a rigorous education and research environment allowing them to develop the skills necessary to be future leaders in their field.
Graduate Programs at the Penn State College of Medicine permit students to choose their dissertation adviser and committee members from the approximately 150 faculty members of the Program who represent more than 20 basic science and clinical departments. Research interests of Program faculty members are wide-ranging in both scientific disciplines and specific research interests. Graduate students benefit from the opportunity to tailor both their coursework and research to align closely with their particular interests. The objective of Graduate Programs at Penn State College of Medicine is to train individuals for advanced professional careers in the Biomedical Sciences, Neuroscience, Anatomy, Public Health Sciences and related fields.
University Park is Penn State's largest campus, with a diverse graduate population of more than 5,000 master’s and Ph.D. students.
Penn State World Campus is the online campus of Penn State. It enrolls more than 5,000 graduate students in degree and certificate programs offered by Penn State’s academic units and colleges. World Campus offers its students a full array of services, including orientation, academic advising, career counseling resources, technical support, and tutorials.