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Pennsylvania State University

Breakdown of “Campus Aesthetics” at Penn State/PSU

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Campus Aesthetics compared with similar schools in class.

Pennsylvania State University
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 A-

Harvard University
 B+
Cornell University
 A
Princeton University
 A-
Yale University
 A-
Brown University
 A-
Stanford University
 A
Columbia University in the City of New York
 B+
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A+

Campus Aesthetics

... a) As long as the campus food is pretty good, I'm happy ...Read full comment
... I am also not a big advocate of people being able to transfer to University Park from satellite campuses and retaining their GPA ...Read full comment
... I found that it is smart to sart at one of penn states branch campuses ...Read full comment
... The best part of going to PSU is that it's a huge campus ...Read full comment
... Its a great campus ...Read full comment
... My fisrt year at Behrend wasn't the best because I was forced to live off campus and due to a limited amount of activities, making friends even ...Read full comment
... Town permanent residents and police openly discriminate against students in terms of off campus housing policies, bicycle fines, etc ...Read full comment
... However, it only took about a week to learn my way around campus ...Read full comment
... The campus is big and beautiful, and I had a real sense of community despite its large size ...Read full comment
... I love how I can walk around a campus of 40,000 students and bump into people I know almost everywhere I go ...Read full comment
... The fall semester is much more fun than the spring however, because football season seems to make the campus electric ...Read full comment
... The campus has 3 great fitness facilities (really do take advantage of this, because it is a great way to de-stress) ...Read full comment
... Football is indeed the center of campus life on fall Saturdays, but since I love college football, that's fine with me ...Read full comment
... The EMS college is one of the best on campus ...Read full comment
... Finally, the University Park campus is surrounded by vast, very rural areas with a huge amount of racist, backward thinking people ...Read full comment
... They try to have things on campus ...Read full comment
... Finding people to go with you can be a problem, since non-drinkers do meet with a lot of derision on this campus ...Read full comment
... Gorgeous campus, beautiful setting, great social life, and powerful degree ...Read full comment
... This school seriously teaches you how to be independent and an individual; you build character by going to this school-you learn how to make good...Read full comment
... I was impressed by the reputation and the beautiful campus ...Read full comment
... The frat/sorority scene is very big on campus as well, but you definitely don't have to be involved with it to fit in ...Read full comment
... Neither does police on or off campus ...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful, the professors are competent and human ...Read full comment
... I went to a very yuppie white high school and was looking to branch out in college and meet different people from different backgrounds ...Read full comment
... If you go to PSU, don't go to a satellite campus, or at least not Abington ...Read full comment
... Penn State is a wonderful school with great people and a beautiful campus ...Read full comment
... I was impressed by the reputation and the beautiful campus ...Read full comment
... The people are more friendly, the campus is more inviting, and Penn State students have school spirit in abundance ...Read full comment
... The style of clothing on campus is too casual, in my opinion ...Read full comment
... Some of the things I love about Penn State are the incredible people and the sheer diversity of the campus ...Read full comment
... I've attended three of their campuses including University Park and can say that If I could do it all over again I would have avoided this school...Read full comment
... Penn State does not hold your hand unless you attend a branch campus initially ...Read full comment
... You go on the tour which basically highlights the places to eat in the HUB, and you are taken away by the beauty of the campus ...Read full comment
... There is no campus life, the parties suck ...Read full comment
... To sum up - great campus, but don't go if you actually want to learn anything ...Read full comment
... The classes are hard but it is possible to manage a very vibrant social life and maintain good grades and be involved on campus ...Read full comment
... I was impressed by the reputation and the beautiful campus ...Read full comment
... Penn state IS MUCH SMALLER THAN IT SEAMS There are over 30 places to eat on campus ( and the FOOD IS AMAZING ...Read full comment
... It is a big campus, so you need to embrace new things if you want to make friends besides the one's on your floor ...Read full comment
... One of the most beautiful campus's in almost all seasons ...Read full comment
... Some people don't like Penn State's isolated campus, but its not a problem, the bus will take you wherever you need to go ...Read full comment
... The campus makes poor use of existing facilities and seems to just keep building and building when it is not at all necessary ...Read full comment
... Do not come here if you expect to see any remote level of integration among races, cultures, backgrounds ...Read full comment
... I was impressed by the reputation and the beautiful campus ...Read full comment
... As a side note I enjoyed the branch campus a started at, but the main campus should be shut down ...Read full comment
... If you tend to like smaller groups of people, or do not like to drink, you might find the herds of drunken kids that infest the streets of campus...Read full comment
... I highly reconmend that you visit the campus and see for youself what a great place that is ...Read full comment
... I went to a very yuppie white high school and was looking to branch out in college and meet different people from different backgrounds ...Read full comment
... Lots of racism everywhere on campus ,I DO NOT RECCOMEND THIS PLACE TO ANYONE ...Read full comment
... Best athletic program, beautiful campus, best social life, best extra curricular activities made available ...Read full comment
... Get involved in as many campus activities as you can, it makes the big school much more personal ...Read full comment
... The campus itself was problematic due to the large amount of student drinking ...Read full comment
... I went to the University Park campus, and then transferred to the online World Campus ...Read full comment
... I went to a very yuppie white high school and was looking to branch out in college and meet different people from different backgrounds ...Read full comment
... Almost any major singer you could think of has been or is coming to the Bryce Jordan Center here on campus ...Read full comment
... The campus is huge and beautiful and State College is the perfect town for this univeristy ...Read full comment
... I spent my first two years at a Penn State satellite campus and transferred to University Park this semester ...Read full comment
... I spent two wonderful years at the branch campus in Hazelton ...Read full comment
... The campus itself is huge and keeps expanding because the school has tons of money to spend ...Read full comment
... but in no way does pennstate purposely not accept people of diverse backgrounds ...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful ...Read full comment
... The campus may seem overwhelmingly large at first, but potential students don't realize that once in your major, you are often in a select area fo...Read full comment
... I recommend starting at a branch campus to get acclimated to college life and actually having your gen eds taught by real professors who go out o...Read full comment
... This campus is all about up-to-date technology (just a reminder you will pay for this) so if that’s important to you Penn State will not disapp...Read full comment
... You will always see old alumni walking around campus revisiting old landmarks of their 4-5 years here ...Read full comment
... I was impressed by the reputation and the beautiful campus ...Read full comment
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