Penn State Is Military Strong
We know that you have choices when considering a college or university. That’s why our faculty and staff are devoted to making Penn State World Campus a convenient, flexible place for service members, veterans, and their families to get a quality degree that stands out in the marketplace. We hope these recognitions from noteworthy organizations and publications demonstrate our commitment to serving those who serve.
Accreditation, Compliance, and Affiliations
We strive to earn your trust by participating in programs and maintaining standards that ensure you get a quality education that fulfills your needs as a service member or veteran.
- regionally accredited through Middle States Commission on Higher Education
- proudly abiding by the high standards set forth through the following:
- active member of the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME)
- educational partner of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy’s (SGM-A) Fellowship Program
U.S. News & World Report Rankings
Best Online Programs for Veterans
We’re proud to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report for our faculty credentials and training, student services, student engagement, peer reputation, and our ability to make college for affordable for military students.
- No. 1, graduate engineering
- No. 4 (tie), graduate education
- No. 7, graduate business (non-MBA)
- No. 6, graduate computer/IT
- No. 15 (tie), MBA
- No. 7, bachelor’s programs
Best Online Programs
Here are the full rankings of the program categories:
- No. 3, graduate engineering programs
- No. 16 (tie), graduate education programs
- No. 16 (tie), graduate business (non-MBA) programs
- No. 10 (tie), graduate computer/IT programs
- No. 19 (tie), MBA
- No. 25 (tie), bachelor’s degree programs
Recognition for Serving the Military Community
Several prominent publications have recognized Penn State World Campus as a top college online for military and veteran students.