Penn State Ranked in Top 8% of World Universities in 2025 QS World University Rankings

Penn State Ranks 89th in the QS 2025 World University Rankings

In the 2025 QS World University Rankings, Penn State was ranked No. 89, placing it in the top 8% of all universities worldwide. Despite a slight drop from its No. 83 ranking last year, the university remains a premier world-class institution.

Penn State was rated as No. 24 overall among the 197 United States institutions, making it the eighth public university in the country and sixth in the Big Ten conference. This recognition is a result of the cutting-edge work by faculty, staff, and students across the university that contributes to its status as a top-tier institution for research, education, and global impact.

The university received an overall score of 61.7 in the rankings. While Penn State performed well in sustainability and international research network, it struggled in areas such as faculty-student ratio, international faculty ratio, and international student ratio. However, Sabine Klahr, interim vice provost for Penn State Global, expressed pride in these achievements and highlighted them as evidence of the university’s continued recognition as a premier world-class institution.

Penn State’s best-ranked programs included mineral and mining engineering, sports-related subjects

In the 2025 QS World University Rankings, Penn State was ranked No. 89, placing it in the top 8% of all universities worldwide. Despite a slight drop from its No. 83 ranking last year, the university remains a premier world-class institution. Penn State was rated as No. 24 overall among the 197 United States institutions,…

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