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Address: State College, PA 16802
Phone Number: 814-865-5471
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Penn state university has so many classes to offer and a beautiful campus and surrounding area. A great place to learn. Just very cold winters

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Penn state university has so many classes to offer and a beautiful campus and surrounding area. A great place to learn. Just very cold winters

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State College, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It's always a great day in Happy Valley!! Lots to do and not just the bars. Of course who doesn't like football Saturday!!

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Wilkes-barre, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We were here for our sons wedding. Everything was very nice. The setting was pretty. The campus was nicely groomed. The biggest negative was that it was hard for guest to find the chapel, because they were unfamiliar with the campus.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

As a recent graduate, I can honestly say Penn State is the best true college experience surrounded by the perfect college town.

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Baden, Switzerland
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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

As my son just graduated from Penn State, I got to spend a week in State College, checking out the campus, the life surrounding it, attended graduation ceremony at the arena (can't recall the name, Bryce center maybe?), and I could help but feel a tinny bit jealous, as the college I attended years ago was far from the awesome... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Just as beautiful as always. Haven't been back in many years and the place keeps expanding but you still feel like you're at a small school. Clean and well maintained.

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Hamilton
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

School campus is vast and beautiful and clean. Nice variety of restaurants to choose from. We ate at Faccia Luna Restaurant and had oven baked pizza and mussels for a starter. A nice post graduation dinner experience. Service was friendly and efficient.

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Jamesburg, New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

it a great place and atmosphere. what else can you say??!! football, college town, beautiful atmosphere. Lots of great things to see and do. We were there for the annual blue white game in April of 2015

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60 reviews 60 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The BJC is an awesome concert venue. The venue is located right in the heart of Penn State's University Park Campus. Parking is easy and the venue itself is located close to many other attractions on campus and also to downtown. The concert venue does not have a bad seat. The BJC staff is also very nice and the venue... More 

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Levittown, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I went for a tour of the campus and the place is unbelievable. The faculty was well organized, the tour was very informative and you can see the school spirit amongst the students. The university is quite big so getting to see it all was not possible on foot during the tour - they do cover the key areas. The... More 

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