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Penn State University

University Park, State College, PA 16802
+1 814-865-5471
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Beautiful place

We love this university and the area. It's really so nice... We also attended their Graduation... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tamzid I
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Nice Views

I liked my time spent in Penn State and State College area. Its always alive there, a lot of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
maraisabelcp
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“ice cream” (40 reviews)
“penn state” (158 reviews)
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University Park, State College, PA 16802
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+1 814-865-5471
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"beautiful campus"
in 80 reviews
"ice cream"
in 40 reviews
"penn state"
in 158 reviews
"nittany lion shrine"
in 13 reviews
"great school"
in 14 reviews
"school spirit"
in 9 reviews
"my son"
in 26 reviews
"berkey creamery"
in 17 reviews
"happy valley"
in 31 reviews
"beaver stadium"
in 35 reviews
"college visit"
in 9 reviews
"large campus"
in 6 reviews
"student body"
in 6 reviews
"sports museum"
in 13 reviews
"sporting events"
in 9 reviews
"great education"
in 7 reviews
"arts fest"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love this university and the area. It's really so nice... We also attended their Graduation program. It was so organize. We love the place.

Thank Tamzid I
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I liked my time spent in Penn State and State College area. Its always alive there, a lot of restaurants and bars. I love the fact the the whole town is surrounded by mountains, such a great view.

Thank maraisabelcp
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son attended Penn State for his undergraduate studies and just recently earned his EMBA. He was very pleased with his education. I visited the campus for his graduation. The campus is beautiful, the buildings are well maintained and the grounds are manicured and litter...More

Thank Debby B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolutely beautiful campus! I recently attended my 50th Class Reunion and was inducted into the Pioneers. We had a wonderful visit to both the campus and downtown State College.

Thank Wayne M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One must visit penn state university campus when in state College. You can see a nice combination of modern and contemporary design in the campus along with grand lush green grounds.

Thank Vinaycare
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Football games are great time to be at the university but the hotel gets booked well in advance. So go to the university visit when there is no football game.

1  Thank xpen2000
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

A very welcoming community feeling. Even as a parent I have gotten into the Penn State spirit. Going to a football game is an amazing experience. Highly recommend this university.

1  Thank Marlton_Dad2014
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I never went to college, but my oldest daughter has here. My 1st day for my wife and I to walk around and look. Beautiful. Spring is just starting and a little of trees and flowers are starting to bloom. College is clean and very...More

1  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We visited Penn St. on a college visit and loved the school. Beautiful campus and grounds. Make sure to visit the CREAMERY for ice cream! you will not want to miss it.

1  Thank tom p
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

A great college town sets the backdrop for the popular university. Spread out with a great student union in the center of the campus. Large library with multiple department level libraries across the campus. Best of all they make and sell their own ice cream...More

1  Thank 69ashe69
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Nearby Attractions
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Becky E
31 October 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
9 August 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
2 June 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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