Alert Date to Accept Offers of Admission Extended to May 15

Penn State will extend its offer acceptance deadline from May 1 to May 15, 2024, for incoming first-year students enrolling in the summer or fall 2024 terms.
Penn State News Release

Biological (Life) Sciences

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 6 credits of general chemistry plus 1 credit general chemistry lab are required.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMBBK_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Berks)
Suggested: 4 credits of calculus and 6 credits of chemistry plus 1 credit chemistry lab.
Biological Engineering (BE_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Applicants who will have up to 2 semesters of work attempted may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Direct transfer equivalency to PSU course Math 140 (4 credits of college calculus with analytic geometry) and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration. Applicants with more than 2 semesters of attempted college coursework need a minimum of 2.60 cumulative GPA, direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry) with a "C" or higher grade, and either 3 credits of Biology, 3 credits of Chemistry, or 4 credits of calculus-based Physics with a "C" or higher grade to be considered for review.
Biology (BIOAB_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Biology (BIOAL_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Biology (BIOBD_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
4 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of introductory biology, and 3 credits of introductory chemistry are required.
Biology (BIOBK_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Berks)
Suggested: 8 credits of biology, 4 credits of calculus, and 3 credits of chemistry.
Biology (BIOCA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Biology (BIOL_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of biology concepts and biodiversity, 4 additional credits of biology and 3 credits of general chemistry are required.
Biology (BIOUC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Scranton, York)
Suggested: 8 credits of biology, 4 credits of calculus, and 3 credits of chemistry.
Biomedical Engineering (BME_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Applicants who will have up to 2 semesters of work attempted may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Direct transfer equivalency to PSU course Math 140 (4 credits of college calculus with analytic geometry) and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration. Applicants with more than 2 semesters of work attempted need a minimum of 2.60 cumulative GPA, direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry) with a "C" or higher grade, and either 3 credits of Biology, 3 credits of Chemistry, or 4 credits of calculus-based Physics with a "C" or higher grade to be considered for review.
Biotechnology (BIOTC_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 6 credits of general chemistry plus 1 credit general chemistry lab are required.
Food Science (FDSC_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
4 credits of biology concepts and biodiversity, 6 credits of general chemistry plus 2 credits of general chemistry lab, and 4 credits of calculus.
Forensic Science (FRNSC_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 6 credits of general chemistry, 1 credit of general chemistry lab and 3 credits of forensic science are required.
Immunology and Infectious Disease (IID_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
Requires 8 credits of biology, 6 credits of general chemistry plus 2 credits of lab and 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry.
Kinesiology (KINAL_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Kinesiology (KINBK_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Kinesiology (KINCA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Kinesiology (KINES_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
University Park: 3.0 GPA. Requires 3 credits in physiology or 6 credits in anatomy and physiology, 4 credits in general chemistry with a lab, and 3 credits in college trigonometry or calculus. Penn State Campuses: 2.75 GPA.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for spring semester must be received by October 1 and for summer/fall semester by March 15 for Kinesiology.

Microbiology (MICRB_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 6 credits of general chemistry plus 1 credit general chemistry lab are required.
Nutritional Sciences (NUTR_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of anatomy and physiology with labs, 3 credits of general chemistry, 3 credits of organic chemistry, and 3 credits of introductory nutrition.

Students interested in the Nutrition and Dietetics Option, courses transferred need to meet accreditation requirements. Students should refer to the Program Completion Requirements and/or program contact Mary Dean Coleman Kelly (mdc15@psu.edu)

Occupational Science B.S (OCCSC_BS)
(Start and Finish: Mont Alto)
To be eligible for admission to the BS in Occupational Science applicants must have completed an associate degree in either Physical Therapist Assistant or Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution.
Important Dates

Preffered Application Submission Dates:

Summer Semester Applicants: April 1 Fall Semester Applicants: December 1 Spring Semester Applicants: November 1

Pharmacology and Toxicology (TOX_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Requires 8 credits of biology, 6 credits of general chemistry plus 2 credits of lab and 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry.
Plant Sciences (PLANT_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Premedical-Medical (Accelerated Program BS/MD) (PMM_BS)
Not available for transfer admission.
Premedicine (PM_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits Biology: Molecules and Cells (BIO230W), 4 additional credits of biology and 3 credits of general chemistry are required.
Social Work (SOCWK_BSW)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Greater Allegheny.)
12 credits of social work.
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VBSC_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Requires 4 credits in Biology, and 3 credits in General Chemistry plus 1 credit of lab.