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Special Announcement

The University Office of Global Programs (Global Penn State) will be closed December 24 through January 2 for winter break and staff will have limited access to email.

Offices will reopen Monday, January 5, 2015. Have a safe and happy New Year.

Note: Individual staff days off may vary.


Global Penn State Profile

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The Global Penn State Profile consists of statistical information and analysis which presents a quantitative representation of the global engagement of Penn State.

It is important to note that the Institute of International Education (IIE) publishes their annual data in Open Doors but their data breaks down numbers by campus. In the Global Penn State profile we include the commonwealth numbers as one. This is why there is often a discrepancy between the Open Doors numbers and the Global Penn State Profile numbers.

There are two portions to the Global Penn State Profile. One portion presents the Global Penn State from the perspective of international students at Penn State. The other perspective presents the Global Penn State from the students engaging in education abroad.