The Graduate School

Enhancing Graduate Student Success and Program Excellence

Graduate student success and graduate program excellence are at the core of the Graduate School at Penn State. We are a central administrative unit that supports more than 300 graduate degree programs throughout the University, including both research and professional master's and doctoral degrees, and more than 200 graduate major fields of study. Additionally, the Graduate School offers a multitude of postbaccalaureate and graduate credit certificates. Our student support includes professional development, wellness, and graduate equity opportunities and programs, in addition to working with campus partners to coordinate offerings specifically for graduate students.


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Graduate School Summer Commencement

Date & Time: August 10, 2024 from 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

  • Welcome Engagement Fair

    Date & Time: August 28, 2024 from 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

    Location: Heritage and Alumni Halls, HUB-Robeson Center