Comparing Penn State to Florida State

From CDT staff reportsFebruary 17, 2014 


Penn StateFlorida State
Number of students98,09741,477
Number of campuses243
2013-2014 budget$4.4 billion$1.25 billion
Research expenditures (2012-2013)$848 million$200 million
Barron’s base salary$800,000/year$400,000/year
Year founded18551851
Number of employees46,19514,436
Number of trustees3013
Endowment$2.03 billion$548 million
Current fundraising campaign$2 billion$1 billion
U.S. News and World Report rankings, 2014No. 37No. 91
Degrees awarded (2012-2013)21,20111,042
Undergraduate applications for fall 201371,410 23,449
Football national championships23
Athletic conferenceBig TenAtlantic Coast Conference

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