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Quintessential College Town

Penn State has nearly two dozen locations across Pennsylvania with about 40,000 undergraduates at the main campus in University Park, PA.

The beautiful and vibrant University Park campus shares a productive town-and-gown relationship with State College, PA, which has been noted as the quintessential college town by many publications and thousands of blue-and-white alumni.

Performance at the Bryce Jordan Center
The corner of Allen Street and College Avenue at night, the heart of downtown
Student with a longboard skateboard studying at Pattee Library.
The University Park Campus -- beautiful in the fall with changing leaves.
The Lion Shrine -- a popular place for taking photographs.
Old Main, the main administration building, lit up at night.
The Penn State Dance Marathon, the largest student-run philanthropy in the country.
The Penn State Arboretum.

Penn State At a Glance

We're in the middle of nowhere, and the center of it all.

Campus and town offer a lot, and the mountains and cities are not far away. With five of the largest East Coast cities within four and a half hours and the University Park Airport conveniently close to campus, road trips, internships, international opportunities and potential jobs are all within your grasp.

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