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Address: State College, PA 16802
Phone Number: 814-865-5471
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Activities: Walking

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This is our second child at PSU; it is a top notch University with a great town; alwys felt safe no matter the time

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Westfield, New Jersey
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Westfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This is our second child at PSU; it is a top notch University with a great town; alwys felt safe no matter the time

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Spent a weekend to see my team play Have to say the staff was remarkable. They could not have done any better. Looking forward to my next visit.

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Canton, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Our son attends PSU as a Graduate Student. It is known for good academics and we were impressed with the college's recognition of Academic accomplishments for each school year. Our son likes living off campus on the south side of town where it is quiet and peaceful to be able to focus on studies. State College is a very lovely... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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93 reviews 93 reviews
34 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

This review is not for April 2014 but let's say that I had the best one year of my life as an exchange student from Australia. If you get the chance to come here then by all means you should. A tip (I hope this is still relevant ) but if you want to go to the football games as... More 

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Ligonier PA
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119 reviews 119 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

In the 70s, the PSU campus had the feel of an artificial place; the university did not grow up around any town; it was the town. In the intervening decades the place has grown and fits in as a Big Ten university town on the order of Champaign-Urbana or Iowa City, but not quite as complex or intriguing as Ann... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Walking downtown State College was so much fun, and exploring the campus was exciting. Seeing the history, ponds, wildlife for sure the heart of this small Pennsylvania town.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Penn State is beautiful campus adjacent to the town of State College. Things to do include concerts and sporting events in mutliple venues. The Arboretum is a beauriful place to visit. I have attended many events here and have enjoyed all of them. There are usually fees for parking as well as the admission fee to events.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Campus is beautiful, especially during off-peak times (summer). The campus is spacious and mostly flat with lots of open area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Penn State. First class university, beautiful campus. As an alumnus and parent of two PSU graduates, spent a lot to time throughout this campus.

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

everything wonderful about this place & secure enough about my opinion to be comfortable with my 2 daughters attending school here for 4 years

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