Penn State World Campus is Penn State — Online
When World Campus first opened in 1998, taking university courses online and earning a degree were still relatively new concepts. Today, you can earn your degree online from countless sources. So what makes Penn State World Campus different?
Nationally Recognized University
Penn State World Campus is the online campus of Penn State. Grounded in a tradition of quality since 1855, a degree from Penn State means something. Penn State is a nationally recognized institution, with the largest* alumni network in the nation.
Academically Rigorous, Accredited Programs
Our online courses are the same courses that we offer on campus. Therefore, your diploma will look no different from the one earned by students on our physical campus. It will not differentiate the method of delivery or state that your degree was earned online.