Pennsylvania State University - University Park
They enrol thousands of international students from over 130 different countries. International students make up approximately 10% of all undergraduate students at Penn State, making for a truly diverse University. As Pennsylvania's only land-grant university, Penn State has a broad mission of teaching, research, and public service. But that mission was not so grandly conceived in 1855, when the Commonwealth chartered it as one of the nation's first colleges of agricultural science, with a goal to apply scientific principles to farming. At Penn State, they recognize that great minds need support. Invent Penn State is a Commonwealth-wide set of initiatives and investments that will drive economic development, a culture of entrepreneurship, and student career success. Their aim is to accelerate the transfer of new ideas into useful products and build a stronger entrepreneurial ecosystem around their campuses. France, China, Korea, Nigeria and Turkey are just a few of the more than 100 countries represented in Temple University’s student body. Students come to Temple from around the world for many reasons. Their reputation for educational excellence is global. Their location in Philadelphia and their proximity to New York and Washington, D.C., is unbeatable. And the opportunities and experiences they offer are transformational. At Temple, you can broaden your knowledge in an environment that celebrates diversity and fosters growth. Open the door to a brighter future, expand your horizons and discover what it means to be Temple Made. Penn State is a leader in higher education and carries out its mission of teaching, research, and service with pride and focus on the future. Their leadership in administration, faculty, and staff make their mission come alive every day. The Board of Trustees reviews and approves the budget of the University and guides general goals, policies, and procedures from a big-picture perspective. The President’s office ensures that all aspects of the University are running smoothly and promotes overall principles that students, faculty, and staff abide by for the long term. The University Faculty Senate represents the Penn State faculty with legislative authority on all matters regarding the University's educational interests. They strive to celebrate diversity in all aspects of their educational and operational activities. Their strategic plans are designed to result in on-going improvements that help prepare future generations of leaders. Their budget is an integral part of their strategic process. Each Penn State campus is unique, offering students a vibrant student life full of opportunities to participate in clubs and organizations and essential support services to help them reach their academic goals.
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