The Exercise is Medicine program at Penn State Berks has been recognized as a silver-level program by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the organization that originated the Exercise is Medicine global initiative.
Dickinson Law’s trial advocacy program was one of three programs nationally to earn an "A" in the winter 2017 issue of preLaw Magazine and was featured in the article “Trial advocacy curricular leaders.”
Penn State has once again been recognized among the nation's top producers of Peace Corps volunteers. With 50 undergraduate alumni serving overseas and working in fields such as agriculture, education, environment, health, community economic development and youth development, the University is No. 8 on the Peace Corps' 2017 rankings of colleges and universities in the large school category.
For the fifth year in a row, Penn State has been included on the U.S. Department of State’s complete list of colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. students. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.
The American Journal of Education, an independent journal owned by the University of Chicago Press and published through Penn State’s College of Education, has been ranked No. 4 in the most recent SCImago Journal & Country Rank.
New rankings by U.S. News & World Report place the School of Engineering at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, among the top 50 undergraduate programs in the nation. The college appeared at No. 42 on U.S. News' "Best Colleges" list for 2017.
Penn State World Campus has been recognized as the No. 6 military-friendly online school by Victory Media, which publishes G.I. Jobs and other military-focused publications. The outlet recognized 541 schools in four different award categories: Top 10, Gold, Silver and Bronze.
Penn State continues a strong standing as one of the top 25 institutions hosting international students in 2014-15, with 7,728 students at the University Park campus, in addition to several more thousand across the Commonwealth, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) annual Open Doors report.
The Penn State Berks baccalaureate degree program in mechanical engineering has recently been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.