Pennsylvania State University's main campus is located at University Park in State College, Pennsylvania. It has an additional 23 campuses located throughout the state, such as Hershey, Greater Allegheny and Lehigh Valley. The main campus has a total student enrollment of more than 46,000, as of 2015.
Pennsylvania State University at University Park is located on 8,556 acres in an urban setting. It was founded in 1855 as a land grant institution. The main campus features approximately 950 different clubs and organizations and participates in the Division I Big 10 Athletic Conference.
Students at Penn State can choose to remain on the main campus all four years or spend two years on campus and two years at another location. Other campuses include Scranton, Brandywine and Erie.