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The Eberly College of Science
Facts & Figures

The Eberly College of Science is the home of the basic biological, physical, and mathematical sciences at Penn State. We are proud to be a vibrant scientific community and a premier center of education and research. Since the college's beginnings, we have been preparing students all over the world for bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees.

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Top Ten

Our college is renowned for its excellence in scientific teaching and research. Penn State ranks among the top ten academic institutions nationwide in the basic sciences.

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We help prepare students for our increasingly connected global society. Through our faculty, staff, and students, Penn State’s Eberly College of Science remains committed to the goal of excellence through diversity.

A Diverse Community of Scholars
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Scholarships

$3.2 million to 710 students in merit- and need-based scholarships* awarded in 2017–2018

*Total is for undergraduate scholarships received from the Eberly College of Science

Our Research
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$117.2

million total college research expenditures for 2017

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>3,000

research projects being conducted by our faculty and students

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78%

of seniors who graduated in spring 2018 participated in research, internships, or study abroad

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About 85% of students who enter our majors graduate

Med Students

More than 65% of students who apply to medical school are accepted

Our Faculty
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4

National Medal of Science Recipients 

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14

members of the National Academy of Sciences

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16

members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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