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Penn State University

University Park, State College, PA 16802
+1 814-865-5471
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Interesting Campus

I've been here many times and took an official tour when looking for colleges. This is no doubt a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rachel L
Newark, Delaware
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I have been visiting this area for many years .. I now have a daughter that is a freshman here and... read more

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University Park, State College, PA 16802
+1 814-865-5471
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here many times and took an official tour when looking for colleges. This is no doubt a great school.

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been visiting this area for many years .. I now have a daughter that is a freshman here and it is a fantastic University! Clean and friendly people everywhere and lots of places to eat and shop.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very impressive University and I have visited a lot over the last several years. I am in charge of Research and Development at a fairly large company. This university has so many different disciplines that they are in the top 10 of...More

Thank Bernhard W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for a concert and had a great time! We have also been here for week long volleyball camps. There is so much to do and the campus is amazing! We visited the store, the sports museum and the creamery...All great! The campus...More

Thank Edith D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many sports event/venues; some free. Famous creamery with much more than just ice cream. Museums: Art, anthropology, entomology, mineral sciences. Fine dining at the Nittany Lion Inn and Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel. Fast foods in several locations. Big Barnes and Noble Student Bookstore with...More

Thank pennstatetraveler
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I am a proud alumni of PENN STATE. Happy Valley is a fantastic campus and the whole region is centered around the university.

Thank LoveIStanbul365
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I'll admit I am biased due to attending Penn State University and have lived in the area for 20 years. This expansive campus is awesome. Old world buildings that are carefully maintained are mixed with bright new structures on the cutting edge. Plenty of trees...More

Thank Stephen Z
Reviewed 15 December 2017

If you have kids heading for college take time off and visit this campus and stay at the Nittany Lion Inn. This is the classic American college campus experience with all bells and whistles with a visit to the stadium as icing on the cake...More

Thank Joachim S
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The college is beautiful. The students and faculty were knowledgeable and what a great atmosphere. can't wait to visit when our daughter is officially there

Thank Jara200
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Being from a well known southern university with a storied football program and campus, it was a treat to finally see and walk the campus, and meet the people of Penn State. The first thing that struck me was the overall energy and beauty of...More

Thank Buddy V
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Becky E
30 October 2016|
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
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
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.