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Admissions to Penn State Updates 

How to Apply

Ready to start your Penn State story? Learn more about admission requirements, important dates, and other information to get you ready to apply.

Admission Requirements

Review the basic requirements for two-year and four-year degrees, as well as the additional requirements for special programs.

Steps to Apply

Follow these steps to complete your Penn State application.

Application Review Process

Learn about the review process and what happens after you submit your application to Penn State.

Dates & Deadlines

Find out when you should apply and when you can expect a decision.

Admission Statistics

Compare your high school record with the academic credentials of our incoming first-year class and get a look at the University’s enrollment statistics.

Early Action (FAQ)

Frequently asked questions regarding Penn State's new Early Action filing deadline. 

MyPennState Information

The MyPennState portal will help you manage all of your interactions with Penn State Admissions throughout the application process.

Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)

Information about Penn State's use of a Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) as part of the application.

MyPennState Application

Access the application for admission in MyPennState.

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Common App

Information about Penn State's participation in the Common App.

Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success

Information about Penn State's participation in the Coalition application.

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Penn State accepts online applications through the MyPennState Application, the Common App, or the Coalition Application.