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 Colorado is perceived as a leader in both research and higher education in the Rocky Mountain region in the USA. Its grounds were laid in Boulder, in 1876, since when the institution has grown to encompass four campuses, one of which includes the newest biomedical and health center in the world. The public university offers a very diverse range of programs on the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as professional study. More than 2500 courses are provided in more than 150 areas. Online distance education options are available for those, seeking such an opportunity. See full description.