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.
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Computer and Information Systems

Computer Engineering (CENBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required. Suggested: 8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of calculus-based Physics and 3 credits of introductory Chemistry.
Computer Engineering (CMPEN_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission at 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 are not eligible for CMPEN_BS or ENGR_PMAJ (pre-major status).
Computer Science (CMPAB_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Abington)
8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry, 3 credits of introductory programming, 3 credits of intermediate programming and either 3 credits of Biology or 4 credits of Chemistry with Lab or 4 credits calculus-based Physics.
Computer Science (CMPBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required. Suggested: 8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry, 3 credits of introductory programming, 3 credits of intermediate programming and either 3 credits of Biology or 4 credits of Chemistry with Lab or 4 credits calculus-based Physics.
Computer Science (CMPSC_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission at 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 are not eligible for CMPSC_BS or ENGR_PMAJ (pre-major status).
Computer Science (COMP_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Computer Science (CSENG_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Hazleton)
No transfer admission at 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, 3 credits of introductory programming with a "C" or higher grade, and 3 credits of intermediate programming with a "C" or higher grade to be considered for review.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOAB_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, University Park, York and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOAL_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, University Park, York and Finish: Altoona)
Suggested: 4 credits of introductory statistics, 9 credits of information sciences and technology, and 3 credits of computer systems literacy.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOBK_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, University Park, York and Finish: Berks)
3 credits of cybersecurity, 9 credits of information sciences and technology, and 4 credits of statistics.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOCA_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOUC_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Greater Allgheny, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Shenango or York)
Suggested: 3 credits of cybersecurity, 9 credits of information sciences and technology, and 4 credits of statistics.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOWC_BS)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
2.0 GPA, No additional requirements
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CYAOP_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA
Data Sciences, Applied Data Sciences (DATSC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA

Applied Data Sciences - This option focuses on the principles, methods, and tools for assembly, validation, organization, analysis, visualization, and interpretation of large and heterogeneous data, to support data-driven discovery and decision making, with emphasis on addressing pressing scientific, organizational, and societal challenges. A combination of required and elective courses provides students with the training and skills needed to develop advanced tools and domain-specific analyses that yield actionable knowledge from data. This option also provides critical analytical skills needed to assess the benefits and limitations of data analytics across a broad range of applications.

Data Sciences, Computational Data Sciences (DTSCE_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park)
Not available for transfer admission.

Computational Data Sciences - This option focuses on the computational foundations of the data sciences, including the design, implementation and analysis of software that manages the volume, heterogeneity and dynamic characteristics of large data sets and that leverages the computational power of multicore hardware. Students in this option will take upper-level courses in computer science and related fields to develop the skills necessary to construct efficient solutions to computational problems involving Big Data.

Data Sciences, Statistical Modeling Data Sciences (DTSCS_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Not Available for transfer admission.

Statistical Modeling Data Sciences - This option focuses on statistical models and methods that are needed to discover and validate patterns in Big Data. Students in this option will take upper-level statistics and mathematics courses, learning to apply the theoretical machinery of quantitative models to the solution of real-world problems involving Big Data.

Digital Media, Arts, and Technology (DIGIT_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required.
Digital Multimedia Design (DIGMD_BDES)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: World Campus)
A minimum 2.0 GPA is required.
Enterprise Technology Integration, B.S. (ETCHI_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park; Start at World Campus and Finish at World Campus) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA.
Enterprise Technology Integration, B.S. (ETICA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Functional Data Analytics B.S. (FDTAN_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth Campus and Finish: Behrend) (Start and Finish at World Campus.)
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 and no additional requirements.
Human-Centered Design and Development, B.S (HCDCA_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, York and Finish: Harrisburg)
No Additional requirements
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSCA_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, York and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSWC_BS)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
2.0 GPA, No additional requirements.
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISTBS_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, York and Finish: University Park)
Penn State University Park:
Not available for transfer admission
Penn State Commonwealth Campuses
Applicants who have completed three or fewer semesters of college coursework and meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA.
Information Systems (INFSY_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Information Technology B.S. (ITSAB_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, and Finish: Abington):
No additional requirements.
Information Technology B.S. (ITSAL_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, and Finish: Altoona):
No additional requirements.
Information Technology B.S. (ITSBK_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Information Technology B.S. (ITSUC_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, York and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensignton, Wilkes-Barre, York )
12 credits of information sciences and technology.
Management Information Systems (MIS_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission to University Park and no subsequent movement to Smeal from another college or major. Applicants who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed more than 2 semesters of college coursework.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.
Management Information Systems (MISBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required. Suggested: 4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics.
Polymer Engineering and Science, B.S. (PES_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required. Suggested: 8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of calculus-based Physics and 3 credits of introductory Chemistry.
Project and Supply Chain Management (PSCM_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend) (Start and Finish: World Campus)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required. Suggested: 4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics.
Project and Supply Chain Management (PSMCA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Project and Supply Chain Management (PSMUC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, or York
Suggested: 4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRAAL_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRABK_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Berks)
Suggested: 6 credits of information sciences and technology and 6 credits of security risk analysis.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRACA_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Harrisburg):
No additional requirements.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRAWC_BS)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
2.0 GPA, No additional requirements
Social Data Analytics (SODA_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Suggested: 8 credits of college level calculus with a grade of C or better, 3 credits of a Quantitative Political Analysis class with a grade of B or better, and 8 credits of programming and computation classes with a grade of C or better.
Software Engineering (SEBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend; Start and Finish at World Campus.)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required. Suggested: 8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of calculus-based Physics and 3 credits of introductory Chemistry.
Supply Chain and Information Systems (SCIS_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission to University Park and no subsequent movement to Smeal from another college or major. Applicants who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed more than 2 semesters of college coursework.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.