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Reviews 5994 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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3 College Junior

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4 College Junior

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: my overall experience at PSU has been wonderful

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: i have heard that most companies are more accepting of a penn state degree than others.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: the safety here on campus is the best you can get

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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: the athletics at my campus lack, there really isnt a sports team that we have here.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: My experiences at this school have been that amazing professors are always available when you need them.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I had never had a problem with my professors. I liked almost every class so far.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I think Penn State is a really good school for the future. A lot of people have gone to this school so, its gives you a higher chance.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I think the school does a good job on informing us if anything does happen. Students just have to be care to never walk alone at night.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I never had a problem with them. I liked my dorm room and my RA was amazing.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I LOVE MY SCHOOL!!!! everyone is so nice and helpful.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I love all the dorms

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I don't participate, but most are good.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Are you ready for PENN STATE FOOTBALL

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Best decision I could of ever made

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: No issues with scheduling my class for summer or fall 2016.

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: Though I have no pledge greek life is very good at Main campus.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Penn State is very supportive of their sports teams.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have had a summer program at Penn State and it was the best experience of my life.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: The professors are very nice and helpful. Career staff are willing to help you with any questions you have.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I live in an off campus apartment building that's about 5-8 minute walk from the campus. My apartment has free laundry, cleaning services once a month and the water, light, cable and wifi bill are all included in the monthly rent. The building was built in 2012 so it's only a few years old. There are a lot of available parking spaces. Most of the people who live in my apartment are also college students so the occupants are all around the same age group.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I honestly don't know much about greek life seeing as though i am not apart of a fraternity. However, i do know quite a few people who are. My friends who are greeks always have nothing but good things to say about the lifestyle.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: WE ARE.......PENN STATE! Athletics are an extremely important part of Penn sate. School pride is all over campus. Most of the sporting events always have a pretty good turnout. Whether it's basketball, football, soccer or even tennis. The school store is well known and there is not a day that goes by when you don't see at least 20 people wearing Penn State attire.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Penn State has always been one of my top five schools. I've always admired the pride it's students have. At first i felt overwhelmed because i was new to the environment and didn't know my way around. Thankfully, it did not take long for me to become accustomed to the school.The professors are involved and approachable. The class rooms and buildings are clean and comfortable. The students seem open and outgoing. My experience at Penn State has been wonderful so far and I'm glad i chose to attend the university,


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Despite common reservations about the location and climate, most Penn State students are fiercely loyal to their alma mater. Penn State boasts one of the largest alumni populations in the United States; graduates are proud of their degrees, and employers recognize the University’s name immediately. Although the campus is located in a very rural area, school is technologically up-to-date and on the cutting-edge of current research.

Aside from academics, PSU is also known for its social scene, especially in relation to sports and parties. Nittany Lion football—home of the 2008 Big Ten Champions—is a national draw and a point of pride for both the University and the town of State College. For anyone interested in playing or watching varsity sports, PSU is a top choice. Penn State has also been ranked highly by many polls and “party school” surveys as one of the top party schools in the nation. While it certainly isn’t the wildest town, these rankings are definitely accurate. The small-town setting and large-school atmosphere makes for little else in the way of entertainment, so it can be hard to avoid encountering the party scene during your time as a student. Still, the mix of work and leisure seems to work well for most of the student body, and academic standards at Penn State remain relatively high. It’s easy to spend four years at Penn State as an ever-serious student, focused completely on whatever you choose to study. With so many opportunities to relax nearby, balance and moderation are some of the best skills to learn from your four years in college.

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