Penn State University is actually the commonly used abbreviated name for the Pennsylvania State University, which is a public research university, spreading its campuses and facilities throughout the US state of Pennsylvania. Its main campus is known as University Park and, being the largest of 24 campuses, lies within the Borough of State College and College Township, Pennsylvania. The university itself was established in 1855, stressing on a mission of teaching, research, and public service.
A notable point about Penn State is that it established itself as a leader in diversity,... See full description.
The University of Southern Maine (USM) is a multi-campus public university, which is part of the University of Maine System. USM's three main campuses are located in Portland, Gorham, and Lewiston. The main academic fields of the Portland campus are business, nursing, history, political science, economics, sociology, biology, physics, chemistry, math, English, psychology, media studies, modern and classical languages and literatures, American and New England studies. Gorham houses most of the University's dormitories and competitive athletic facilities; while the Lewiston campus provides... See full description.
The University of Wisconsin at Madison is regarded as one of the best today. It has about 42,000 students and 2,000 faculties. Studies taught are more than 400 between undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees.