Penn State University, State College

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  • I've been here many times and took an official tour when looking for colleges. This is no doubt a great school.  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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 d...  more »
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  • Amazing university. A really great place for students. Visited the university to watch inter college football match. It's a more than a festival atmosphere. An amazing experience. It was a surprising crowd that filled the stadium. A great opening ceremony before the start of the match.
  • This is a truly great school. It has a large number of departments and most are highly respected throughout the world. I now live in Korea and am a professor there. My Penn State degree is very respected. I majored in geochemistry and found that department an excellent atmosphere for both undergraduate students and graduate students. Also took courses in computer science and digital electronics as well as physics and chemistry. The wonderful thing about the university is the wealth of excellent professors in the departments. You may major in one field but to acquire a well rounded education as this school is prepared to teach you and round out your education. I highly recommend this school for both undergraduate and graduate education. Also the surrounding environment is excellent. This does not feel like a city university. The whole region is centered around this school. There are many companies that were founded by graduates of the school and many opportunities for jobs after your graduation. Also I enjoy caving and hiking and there are many state parks nearby and caves in the karst valleys for which Pennsylvania is famous for. The nearest commercial cave is Penn’s Cave located about 20minutes from the university. It is well worth the visit as it is one of the few caves you visit in a boat! All in all Penn State University could not be better places to provide a well rounded education. I highly recommend it!
  • I attended a professional training program at this location. The program was a great training opportunity for those in my professional career path to ensure that we have the skills we need to meet the continuing education requirements.
  • Absolutely vile. No amount of marketing BS and doublespeak will wash away the heinous crimes of the child rapists and frat killers (and their many defenders at the school).
  • Stop with your leftist liberal ideologies and start doing what's right for your college students to be safe. Start treating everyone equally too because obviously you definitely don't do that. Bye Bye to your funding hahahahaha.
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