Frequently Asked Questions

Apartments Near PSU

Our goal is to make the process as simple as possible! Reserve your spot at The Metropolitan — click “Apply Now” to start your application and receive your leasing document.

Housing contracts include 12 equal, monthly-installment payments, beginning in August and ending in July.

Every apartment includes a private bathroom for each bedroom, so the number of bathrooms directly corresponds to the number of bedrooms.

Our community offers a 9,000-square-foot clubhouse with flat-screen TVs and a billiard table, a resort-style pool with outdoor terrace and two hot tubs, a coffee bar, a computer lab with free printing, private study rooms, and an internet café. Free tanning and extensive fitness facilities are also available. Residents also enjoy the security and accessibility of on-site management, garage parking, and controlled access. Conveniently located retail options are available on the first floor.

On a bike, our community is just six minutes from Penn State University, five minutes from Pattee and Paterno Library, and 10 minutes from Beaver Stadium.

Yes! Each apartment comes furnished with standard appliances — refrigerator, dishwasher, range and oven, microwave, and full-size washer and dryer!

Yes! Our apartments are 100%  furnished. Your apartment will include living room and bedroom furniture and a full-size mattress.

Our PSU off campus housing varies in size depending on the floor plan selected. The smallest floor plan is the Soho, featuring an open concept layout and a spacious bathroom. Our largest floor plan is the Greenwich, which is a five-bedroom layout.

Parking spaces are located within our secured parking garage for a monthly fee.

Yes. The apartments are wired for high-speed Internet with Wi-Fi. They also have cable.

Our Penn State apartments are equipped with electronic key fobs, which provide students with access to their individual apartments as well as to community amenities. This allows residents to enjoy our amenities 24-hours a day. Maintenance persons hold keys programmed to work during certain hours only. This ensures that residents are the only ones with after-hours access to their apartments. Management can also verify with the time log that repairs were completed as scheduled.


Each installment payment is due on the first (1st) day of each month. Payments submitted after 9 a.m. on the fifth (5th) day of the month are considered late. You can bring the check to the office or make a payment online using the resident portal.

Monthly installment payments include high-speed Internet, basic cable, pest control, trash, lawn maintenance, and access to all of The Metropolitan State College’s amenities.

Yes. Our apartments are pet-friendly — read our pet policy.

Are you looking for more control over how you are matched with roommates? Through the RoomSync app, residents are empowered to choose roommates and build a sense of community using lifestyle habits such as cleanliness levels, studying habits, sleep cycles, and more. RoomSync offers an experience that supports a diverse and inclusive matching community through gender-inclusive tools. Furthermore, the app recognizes the importance of living criteria like service and emotional support animals and factors this into the matching process.

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