State College is the 12th most populous municipality in Pennsylvania. With a population of just over 42,000, State College is known for its hospitality and historic, friendly neighborhoods.

State College attracts visitors with our popular restaurants, lively nightlife, active arts scene, and abundant retail establishments.
The historic town of State College is also a town of new ideas and change.

Home of the NIttany Lions, the Borough of State College is more than proud to say that we house the great Pennsylvania State University. Penn State is the heart of our town, and our great communication helps build and maintain a healthy relationship between us and the University. The students contribute a great amount to the diversity in the area.

We strive to be a town where everybody is welcome, and diversity is our strength. Our neighborhood relations coordinator works closely with the Off-Campus Student Union, Penn State Fraternity and Sorority Life, and the Neighborhood Coalition to ensure that college students are represented in the community.

Whether its your first year or your last semester at Penn State, the Borough of State College is always ready to welcome students with open arms. Our mission is to "enhance the quality of life by fostering a safe, vibrant, diverse, and sustainable community" for all residents.

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