Explore SIA

At the Penn State School of International Affairs, students study in small classes with a faculty of former diplomats and leading scholars. They work on a curriculum that can be customized to reach their individual career goals. They live, work, and play in a safe, clean, and welcoming college town, centrally located between several major cities. And they have access to all of the resources of one of the world's great public research universities.


  • Gateway to a Great UniversityGateway to a Great University

    The School of International Affairs offers a small, hands-on program with access to all of the resources of a leading public research institution.

  • Global Community, Central LocationGlobal Community, Central Location

    Penn State's University Park campus is centrally located between New York and Washington and is home to more than 7,500 international students.

  • Your Passport to a Global CareerYour Passport to a Global Career

    The School of International Affairs offers a hands-on curriculum that can be tailored to meet students' individual career goals.

  • Elite, Experienced FacultyElite, Experienced Faculty

    The SIA faculty is made up of engaging educators who are internationally recognized scholars and seasoned former officials.