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The Ideal College Campus

Nestled in the Nittany Valley, the Penn State campus has a charm that easily is identified. The CBS Television show “60 Minutes” once described Penn State as the ideal setting for any Hollywood director doing a film on college life. Old Main sits in the middle of 15,984 acres that make up the University Park campus. Five-hundred-and-forty acres, which includes more than 12,000 trees, are devoted to classrooms and office buildings, residence halls and laboratories, with more than 750 buildings comprising the main campus.

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