Follow these steps to complete your Penn State application.
The first step to applying is to decide what type of applicant you are. Select the applicant type that best describes you from the list below.
You are a first-year student if you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is currently in high school or has completed fewer than 17 college credits.
You are an international student if you require any type of visa to attend Penn State. This includes students living inside and outside the United States.
You are a transfer student if you have attempted or completed 18 or more credits at another college or university after high school graduation.
Adult learners are over age 24, veterans or active-duty members of the U.S. military, or are more than four years out of high school.
You are a military student if you are a veteran or active duty member of the U.S. armed forces.
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