Quintessential College Town
Penn State has nearly two dozen locations across Pennsylvania with about 40,000 undergraduates at the main campus in University Park, PA.
The beautiful and vibrant University Park campus shares a productive town-and-gown relationship with State College, PA, which has been noted as the quintessential college town by many publications and thousands of blue-and-white alumni.
Penn State At a Glance
Graduates rated by recruiters The Top 25 Recruiter Picks, Wall Street Journal, September 12, 2010
Three Consecutive National Championships, Hearst Journalism Awards Program, 2012-14
School for Fashion Journalism, PR, Marketing & More Combined Writing/Broadcast, 2007-08
"Broad majors, strong curriculum."
Recruiter Comment Cream of the Crop, Wall Street Journal, September 12, 2010
Annually Ranked As A Leader by Students American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Minority Students Program
Public National University U.S. News and World Report
100 Best Values in Public Colleges
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Campus Media Opportunities
Opportunities on campus are where you expand your experience and prepare for internships and a career.
Start Building Your Portfolio on Campus
Centre County Report
Broadcast television program featuring local news and sports coverage.
Website featuring the best student work from the College.
Web-based student radio station with news, talk and sports coverage 24 hours a day.
Nationally-recognized leader among college daily newspapers with news and business opportunities.
In the Game
Student-produced, magazine-style TV show explores sports issues, personalities, trends.
The Penn State Yearbook features opportunities in content, layout, photography, marketing, and advertising.
Student-run online news organization.
Penn State’s only student-run television network.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Variety of research projects with faculty in specified communication fields.
Penn State's life and style magazine.
WKPS-FM (The Lion 90.7)
Music, news, live sports and talk shows. Opportunities extend to underwriting and promotions.
Penn State's NPR & PBS affiliate offers a broad variety of opportunities including production assistance, social media, and Penn State sports production.
We're in the middle of nowhere, and the center of it all.
Campus and town offer a lot, and the mountains and cities are not far away. With five of the largest East Coast cities within four and a half hours and the University Park Airport conveniently close to campus, road trips, internships, international opportunities and potential jobs are all within your grasp.