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Admissions to Penn State Updates 

Spring Session 2021 update:
Penn State to begin spring semester remotely, delay in-person classes. For more information on remote learning, COVID-19 testing and more, view the Penn State News story.

Penn State Visit Updates:
Review our Penn State experience page for virtual visit opportunities and online resources.
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First-Year Applicants:
There is still time to apply for the summer/fall 2021.
Submit your application today!

Why PennState

Penn State’s long tradition of academic excellence, investment in student success, and commitment to providing unrivaled opportunities make the University a great place to study, but it is the dedication of our students, faculty, and staff that make it truly exceptional.

We are looking for students that want to share in the passions and talents of this impactful Penn State community. Discover how your Penn State years will not only shape your academic and career pursuits, but will broaden your perspective, establish life-long connections, and set the stage for experiences you cannot even begin to imagine.

Find your place at Penn State.

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Everything you need to know about applying based on the type of student you are. Find requirements, steps to apply, dates, and more.

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Steps to Apply

Review important dates and deadlines to ensure you are taking the right steps at the right time for a successful Penn State application.

Admissions Requirements

How many high school math courses do you need? What about world language? Learn about our high school course requirements so you can plan your schedule accordingly.


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