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Find out all of the information you need as a future student wishing to apply to Penn State, or review the resources available for other audiences.

Future Students

Based on the type of student you are, you may need some specific information about requirements, steps to apply, dates, and more.

Accepted Students

This section includes information about the steps you need to take to join the Penn State family as an accepted student.

Online Learners

Online learners can earn their degree from Penn State and experience the lifetime of value that it offers.

Dual Admissions Program

Penn State's Commonwealth Campuses have partnered with Pennsylvania Community Colleges to provide a seamless Dual Admissions Program for students seeking to complete a four-year degree at Penn State. 

Information for School Counselors

School counselors play an important role in the application process, and Penn State hopes to make things as simple as possible for you and your students.

Admissions Strategic Partnerships

Penn State Admissions Strategic Partnerships seeks to create a diverse student body through access and exposure to Penn State opportunities and resources.

Information for Parents and Families

This section contains information to help parents assess whether Penn State is the right fit for their student and connect to resources for parents at Penn State.

College Planning for 7th-11th Grade Students

It's never too early to begin preparing for college. We have some advice and resources to help you wherever you are in the process.

Current Students

Information and resources for students currently enrolled at Penn State.

Returning Students

Information for students who were once enrolled at Penn State and wish to return to the University.


Share your Penn State pride with prospective students and learn about volunteer opportunities.

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We are looking for students who want to join Penn State’s long tradition of academic excellence, investment in student success, and commitment to providing unrivaled opportunities. Get started on running your future by telling us a little more about yourself.