Undergraduate Admissions

Information for Transfer Students

Transfer Fact Sheet

Transfer Fact Sheet (pdf)

Why Penn State?

There are literally hundreds of reasons to choose Penn State. More than 160 baccalaureate majors … 1,200 student clubs and organizations … a system of 20 undergraduate campuses across Pennsylvania that enroll first-year and transfer students … faculty internationally recognized for achievements in research and education … and foremost, Penn State's high-quality academics.

Who is a transfer student?

  • A student who has earned a high school diploma or GED.
  • A student who will have attempted 18 or more semester hours of college coursework at a regionally accredited college/university before enrolling at Penn State.(Credits earned after high school graduation)
  • International Applicants: Students with international credentials should review our requirements for international students.

Penn State Admissions Process