Majors in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences may be started at any Penn State campus and are completed at Penn State University Park.(Unless otherwise noted.) Applicants with less than two years of course work will be asked to start at a Penn State campus and transition to Penn State University Park on completion of the entrance to major requirements for their intended major. Typically at the end of the sophomore year.
Applicants must meet a minimum 2.75 GPA and the course requirements listed below to be eligible for admission to University Park.
Penn State Commonwealth Campuses:
Applicants must meet a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for admission at a Penn State Campus.
College of Earth & Mineral Sciences: Baccalaureate Transfer Requirements
Applicants who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park . (No Transfer Admission to Penn State University Park)
Applicants with no more than 2 semesters of college course work may be considered for admission to a campus other than University Park provided they have a minimum GPA >_ 3.0 and have successfully completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher 8 credits calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits calculus-based physics, and 4 credits of chemistry with a lab.