12,821 Penn Staters Graduating This Weekend

Approximately 12,821 Penn Staters will walk across the stage to receive a degree during commencement ceremonies University wide this weekend, including 9,100 at University Park.

Here’s the breakdown at University Park:

  • Associates degrees: 11
  • Baccalaureate degrees: 8,199
  • Master’s degrees : 996
  • Doctoral degrees: 223

This brings the total number of Penn State graduates to a whopping 719,545 people, according to StateCollege.com.

Onward State congratulations everyone receiving a diploma this weekend. You will always be Penn State!

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Kevin Horne

Kevin Horne was the editor of Onward State from 2012-2014 and currently holds the position of Managing Editor Emeritus, which is a fake title he made up. He graduated from Penn State with degrees journalism and political science in 2014 and is currently seeking his J.D. at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law. A third generation Penn Stater from Williamsport, Pa., Kevin is also the president of the graduate student government. Email: [email protected]


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