Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.
You will not complete the Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) as part of your Penn State application. You must, however, submit official secondary school records at the time of application in order to be evaluated for admission to Penn State. The following requirements apply:
Penn State Undergraduate Admissions
201 Shields Building
University Park, PA 16802-1294
Please note: All documents submitted as part of the application will be confidentially discarded after our review. If original documents are submitted that must be returned to you, a written request is required at the time the documents are submitted and in the same package/envelope.
All international transfer students will be required to submit official high school transcripts in order to complete the application. International transfer students will not complete the Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) for either their high school or college coursework.
Submit official transcripts from the last three years as well as an official copy of the Senior Secondary Certificate as applicable: ACT (Australian Capital Territory) Senior Secondary Certificate, NSW (New South Wales) Higher School Certificate, Northern Territory Certificate of Education, Queensland Senior Certificate, South Australian Certificate of Education, Tasmanian Certificate of Education, Victorian Certificate of Education, Western Australian Certificate of Education.
If all of your high school coursework was completed in the U.S., you will enter your grades on the Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR). Official transcripts will be required if you receive and accept an offer of admission.
If you have U.S. and international schooling, please refer to the credentials page for your country to determine whether or not you can complete SRAR.