Dates and Deadlines for World Campus

Information regarding dates and deadlines for applicants interested in applying to online degree programs through the Penn State World Campus.

World Campus applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis. Students interested in pursuing a degree through World Campus, regardless of whether they are a first-year or transfer student, must provide Penn State with a complete application by the deadlines below:

World Campus Applicant Dates
Term Application Available Application Deadline (firm) Admission Notification by: Deadline for Student Notification of Enrollment
Fall Semester August 1 June 30 Mid-August Refer to the date on the offer notification.
Spring Semester June 1 October 31 Mid-December Refer to the date on the offer notification.
Summer Session August 1 March 15 Early May Refer to the date on the offer notification.

The deadlines for complete applications at World Campus are firm. Penn State requires a complete application (including all supplemental materials and transcripts from previous institutions, if applicable) by the application deadline in order to be eligible for the chosen term. Please visit for more information.