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Vision & Mission

A group of Penn State graduate studentsVision

Penn State will be one of the nation's preeminent universities in graduate education and research, and a "first choice" university for graduate students.


The mission of the Graduate School is to promote the highest quality graduate education that prepares interdisciplinary leaders who advance knowledge and understanding, drive innovation, and contribute to the resolution of complex national and global problems to meet societal needs.

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