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Penn State University

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University Park, State College, PA 16802
+1 814-865-5471
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First time there and found it to be a great little town with great service wherever we went... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
914IrishLass
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful campus

PSU has a very user friendly campus. Also, a must stop is the Creamery - some awesome ice cream... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Catherine M
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State College, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

First time there and found it to be a great little town with great service wherever we went. Everything was easy to find and always helpful people around if needed. Look forward to returning.

Thank 914IrishLass
Reviewed April 10, 2017

PSU has a very user friendly campus. Also, a must stop is the Creamery - some awesome ice cream! Great education, great location and the town of State College has a lot of friendly folks there.

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Excellent school and grounds! Took a self guided tour and easily navigated with a map and took the blue loop campus bus.

Thank HappyMom2011_11
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Lovely campus in agricultural area. Must stop for farm fresh, homemade ice cream. Large campus and neat town.

Thank PABuckeyeFans
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Did a self-guided college tour with family. Go to visitor center, get a parking pass. Park somewhere on campus rather than near stadium. Walked through housing areas - through the "commons" (places to eat); Business School; Library; Hub (student center) and then downtown. Technically, you...More

Thank PhillyFamilyofFour
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Went to Penn State for a college visit. The entire campus is very large and laid out well. The grounds are well kept and it is apparent they take pride in the upkeep. Everyone we spoke with was vey personal able and laid back. Hopefully...More

Thank T P
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Got a BS from State. Great academics, athletics, and networking/involvement programs. Will be going back to visit for football for years to come.

Thank oldriverrower
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Talk about an impressive campus and football stadium ! Very historical, the campus was so clean and 9 of of 10 students I encountered had Penn State attire on, showing there is great school sprit on campus

Thank bsbrown1980
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

We happened to visit during spring break, so not much going on but a great time to drive around and check out the campus. The Creamery was open and there is a parking garage behind the Creamery. It would be much nicer in warmer weather...More

Thank jgoldie
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Most reviewers of Penn State have focused on the education & campus. Whereas I am a proud grad & endorse the positives that others have mentioned, my review reveals a hidden culinary treasure. When I went to college is the 60's, dormitory dining halls did...More

Thank 1947Carlo
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Becky E
We are coming the weekend of November 3 4 5 6 for the game and are looking for things to do and see. Is there a girls volleyball game on Thursday or Friday night ? Where are the shops and restaurants ? thanks !
October 30, 2016|
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Response from stuartled | Reviewed this property |
To answer your volleyball question all you have to do is go to the Penn State website and see if the volleyball team is playing when you going to be there. As for the restaurants and shops, State College is not big so... More
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Basma G
I can't find transportation from NY to it
August 9, 2016|
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Response from gram00725 | Reviewed this property |
. Greyhound bus is the best way or a small airplane to university park airport
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trinihd
Is dorm housing appropriate for a young professional on a three month fellowship? Are all bathrooms shared? Is it expensive to get a more private arrangement?
June 2, 2016|
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Response from sappel417 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Honda4. The house my son rented has been partially empty since the beginning of May. The lease is until the end of August.
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