Grad Students

Penn State Apartments For Grad Students

The Standard at State College is the premier student housing community for Pennsylvania State University graduate students who are looking for apartments that offer a relaxing environment with a myriad of on-site conveniences. Mere minutes away from Penn State’s top graduate colleges, our PSU apartments offer a variety of resort-style amenities designed to aid scholars in pursuing academic, professional, and personal success. Discover high-end décor, contemporary apartment interiors, designer-quality features, and just how sweet life as a grad student can be at The Standard at State College. Contact us today to schedule a property tour!

Grad Students – You could qualify for our inclusionary apartments homes. Click HERE to learn more!

Academic lounge
Resident lounge

Fitness Center

Looking to strengthen your mind-body connection? Stop by our fully equipped fitness center to get a good workout in before heading to class.

Tanning Studio

No matter the season, our PSU apartment residents can stop by our tanning studio to achieve a flawless, sun-kissed glow. The best part? Tanning services are completely free!


With plenty of seating and tables, our clubroom is the perfect place for PSU scholars to meet and network with their fellow Nittany Lions.

Pool Deck

Featuring a infinity edge pool with hot tub, an outdoor grilling area, and a fire pit, our pool deck is the perfect place to kick back, relax, and soak up some sunshine.

Golf Simulator

With our golf simulator, our Penn State apartment residents can enjoy playing their favorite sport even on the rainiest of days.

Contemporary Features & Luxurious Amenities

Skip out on cramped, stuffy dorm rooms. Come home to a community built with the needs of a hardworking graduate student in mind, complete with spacious floor plans, modern interior features, and luxurious amenities. Schedule a property tour today to see for yourself all that The Standard at State College has to offer!

Unparalleled Lifestyle

Enjoy refined student living in an upscale apartment within walking distance from the Pennsylvania State University campus. Each of our Penn State apartments boasts modern décor and convenient features tailored to the hectic lifestyle of a graduate student. You’ll love coming home to your apartment at The Standard!

  • Designer Furniture Package
  • Spacious Bedrooms
  • En-Suite Bathrooms Available
  • High-Speed Internet & Wi-Fi
  • Full-Size Kitchen
  • Extended Basic Cable
  • Individual Housing Contracts

Lavish Amenities

Here at The Standard, we believe maintaining a healthy work-life balance is crucial to a scholar’s success. That’s why we provide our residents access to a plethora of recreational amenities designed to help diligent students relax, refresh, and unwind.

  • Infinity Edge Pool With Hot Tub
  • Hot Tubs
  • Clubroom
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf Simulator
  • Free Tanning Services

We offer 15 unique floor plans for soon-to-be residents to choose from, making it easier than ever to find the ideal living arrangement. From cozy studio apartments to roomy five-bedroom layouts, we have something for everyone. Contact us to schedule a tour and see our spacious floor plans in person!

  • Spruce 0 Bed | 1 Bath
  • Birch 2 Bed | 2 Bath
  • Boxwood 2 Bed | 2 Bath
  • Buckthorn 2 Bed | 2 Bath
  • Beech 2 Bed | 3 Bath
  • Boxelder 2 Bed | 2 Bath
  • Cottonwood 3 Bed | 2 Bath
  • Cypress 3 Bed | 3 Bath
  • Dove 4 Bed | 4 Bath
  • Birch B2B 4 Bed | 2 Bath
  • Birch B9 4 Bed | 2 Bath
  • Basswood 4 Bed | 4 Bath
  • Chestnut 5 Bed | 3 Bath
  • Elm 5 Bed | 3 Bath
  • Dogwood D2 5 Bed | 3 Bath

A Community Of Scholars

Students will be surrounded by some of the best and brightest minds in their field throughout their graduate program: their peers! This makes grad school the perfect time to connect, network, and forge new relationships. Here at The Standard, we provide scholastic amenities that make thriving academically and networking with peers easy and convenient.

  • Academic Lounge
  • Free Printing Services
  • Computer Lab
  • Private Or Group Study Rooms

Unbeatable Location

Located in the heart of State College, PA, our Penn State apartments are mere minutes away from the finest dining, shopping, and entertainment venues this bustling college town has to offer. Plus, living within walking distance of the PSU campus means our student residents will never have to worry about being late to class again! Here at The Standard, students gain all the benefits of campus life without having to settle for subpar living arrangements.

Two college students walking to class
Student housing building exterior

Unmatched PSU Living

By merging the luxury of apartment living with the utility and convenience of on-campus dorm life, The Standard at State College is redefining student housing. Here, graduate students don’t have to choose between their academic success and well-being. With a multitude of academic and recreational amenities on-site, our residents have enough time to fit work and play into their busy schedules. Exercise in our fitness center, host a study group in our academic lounge and then soak the stresses of a scholarly lifestyle away in one of our hot tubs at the end of the day. Don’t settle for less — choose a community with the luxury of a resort, comfort of home, and convenience of on-campus housing. Contact us today to tour our community!

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