Mansfield University of Pennsylvania is a small, public university located in the borough of Mansfield, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. It is one of the fourteen state universities that are part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). Mansfield University of Pennsylvania is a public institution that was founded in 1857. It has a total undergraduate enrolment of 2,112, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 174 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania's ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North. Mansfield University traces its heritage back to 1857, when Mansfield Classical Seminary opened. In 1862, Mansfield became a state normal school. In 1927, it became Mansfield State Teachers College, and in 1960, it broadened its degree offerings and became Mansfield State College. In 1983, it became Mansfield University. A four-year public liberal arts, coeducational, fully accredited institution; Mansfield offers six associate, 30 bachelors, and four masters degree programs, with numerous concentrations available in many of these degree programs. The University is located near thousands of acres of state land, lakes, and spectacular mountain views, including nearby Pine Creek Gorge, which is better known as Pennsylvanias "Grand Canyon." The Mansfield region offers year-around activities ranging from scenic hiking and biking to skiing, hunting, fishing and boating. The area is also alive with festivals, music, museums and malls. The university enrols nearly 2,400 students in the arts, sciences and professional programs. At the core of all programs is our Creed, with its four core values of character, scholarship, culture, and service. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania is ranked #116 in Regional Universities North. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. The student-faculty ratio at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania is 16:1, and the school has 44.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania include: Information not available. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74 percent.