Are you interested in studying graduate programs in Pennsylvania? Nicknamed the Key Stone State, Pennsylvania is the 6th most populous and the 9th most densely populated state in the country. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are the two largest cities in the state. Other than metropolitan areas, the state also consists of vast farmland and is ranked 19th in agriculture production. The state is also known to be the snack food capital of the world for introducing pretzels and potato chips to America.i
Home to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and of course the famous Philly Cheesesteak, Philadelphia is the 5th most populous city in the nation with a very diverse community that contributes to its amazing variety of cultures and cuisines. Pittsburgh, also known as “the City of Bridges”, consists of 446 bridges and is home to 8 Fortune 500 companies. Harrisburg, the state capital, is a central business and financial center and is home to many tourist attractions like the Pennsylvania State Capitol and the National Civil War Museum. It is also known to have the longest stone arch bridge in the world. Besides being a robust business center, Pennsylvania is full of fun amusement parks like Dorney Park, Sandcastle Waterpark and Hershey Park just to name a few. Hershey Park was ranked 5th by USA Today for the Best Theme Parks in 2014. From Harrisburg, it’s just a 14 mile drive to this chocolate lover’s paradise also known as “The Sweetest Place on Earth”.ii
If living and studying in Pennsylvania sounds good to you, browse through the graduate degree program options below.