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Penn State was erected in 1855 and began as an Agricultural school.
It was chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1855.
It is the only land-grant University in the state.
There are 19 Commonwealth Campuses across Pennsylvania.
80,683 Full-time students enrolled in Fall 2009.
Penn State is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges in 2010.
Big Ten Member since 1990.
The Penn State Alumni Association—a powerful network of 161,234 members—is the largest dues-paying alumni association in the world.
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