Penn State University Park Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 4.0% of the student population at Penn State University Park. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Penn State University Park Disability Services.
Penn State University Park for the Military
While not a "service academy", Penn State University Park does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Penn State University Park Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Penn State University Park for Veterans Guide.
Penn State University Park offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Penn State University Park does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Penn State University Park offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Penn State University Park has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 40,835 undergraduates in 2018. Full-time attendance was 39,785 (97.4%). Part-time attendance was 1,050 (2.6%).
Pennsylvania State University - University Park is Ranked #307 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Penn State University Park receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Penn State University Park #307 out of 2,179.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Penn State University Park by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the Penn State University Park Diversity Guide.
Pennsylvania State University - University Park Competes in the NCAA
Penn State University Park has a total of 864 student athletes, 481 men and 383 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Pennsylvania State University - University Park Athletics