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This place just tries to rip you offQuite BrightAnthropology
This place just tries to rip you off as much as they can. There are very few good majors that actually have good professors like safety science department. I just got charged with a parking ticket even though I paid for the spot. When I ask the people why I got it they couldn't tell me and then they said appealing it probably won't help. This is bullshit given the fact that I paid for the spot. Just another example of how IUP rips off students. Attendance rates are down and they are down for a reason. DO NOT COME HERE you will regret it.
4th Year Male -- Class 2019
Individual Value: A+, Education Quality: F
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IUP is a mid sized school set inAverageBusiness - Management and Administration
IUP is a mid sized school set in the middle of no where. This is NOT for a student who wants an active town. It is in a depressed part of Western/Central PA and is depressing. Winters are awful. Do not go if you like urban/metropolitan things to do. There is NOTHING to do. There is a big problem with violence and drugs. Many fights, and I did not feel safe. the people were unfriendly, do not hold doors, etc. There are a lot of urban/thug kids here that I can't believe got into any college. It seems like IUP takes anyone. It was very easy to get into. Instead of being encouraged to go to class, people encourage you to skip. I had a bad year and ended up depressed and anxious. I come from an upper middle class town and background, and felt like I went to the hood. It was not what I expected.
1st Year Male -- Class 2019
Campus Maintenance: A, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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By the end of my freshman year IBrightBusiness - Management and Administration
By the end of my freshman year I was diagnosed with panic attacks. I had a heightened sense of dread about getting in trouble because anything I did socially was surrounded by police who were issuing citations to anybody who even looked like they were having fun. I learned to walk with my head down and try not to stand out. It was a constant state of fear. I had to go through a student conduct hearing and a county hearing and hire a lawyer and pay so much in finesto both the school and the county that I didn't have any money left to live. And I didn't even do anything- I was just in the wrong place at the wrong time just trying to live a college student life. Now I am taking an anxiety medication just to try to regain my balance. Thanks to IUP I've been mentally and physically impacted. I really think that the campus and county police are overdoing it to make up for the schools party reputation from past years. It's making the student life at IUP unbearable. I will never return. I hated it there.
1st Year Female -- Class 2019
Campus Aesthetics: B+, Education Quality: F
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