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

Education

Art Education (AED_BS)
(Start and Finish: University Park)
Applicants who have less than one year (2 or less academic semesters) of attempted college coursework may apply for consideration. Consideration additionally requires a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and submission of a portfolio. Requirement of 3 credits in general psychology and 9 credits in art or related areas.
Important Dates

Fall submission deadline: February 15,
Spring submission deadline: November 1st.

Arts and Architecture Application Requirements

Education (undecided) (ED_PMAJ)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required. Applicants who will have completed two-years of college course work are expected to have met the entrance to major requirements for their intended major.
Education and Public Policy (EPP_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 is required as well as completion of at least 2 completed semesters from an accredited institution for review for admission at University Park. Applicants may apply directly to University Park after one year of college coursework (2 or more semesters). Applicants with less than 2 semesters from an accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 will be reviewed for a Commonwealth Campus.
Elementary and Early Childhood Education (CEAED_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: Abington, Altoona, Berks, Behrend, University Park)
A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required as well as completion of at least 2 academic semesters from an accredited institution for review for the Education Pre-Major at any campus. Applicants with more than 4 completed semesters are encouraged to reach out to the College of Education to discuss academic planning.
Elementary Education (ELEM_BELED)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required and no additional requirements.
Middle Level Education (MLVED_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required as well as completion of at least 2 academic semesters from an accredited institution for review for the Education Pre-Major at any campus. Applicants with more than 4 completed semesters are encouraged to reach out to the College of Education to discuss academic planning.
Music Education (MUED_BME)
(Start and Finish: University Park)
Fall admission only. 2.5 GPA. Requires audition.
Important Dates

Recommended filing date February 1.

Arts and Architecture application requirements

Secondary Education (SECED_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required as well as completion of at least 2 academic semesters from an accredited institution for review for the Education Pre-Major at any campus. Applicants with more than 4 completed semesters are encouraged to reach out to the College of Education to discuss academic planning.
Secondary Education, Mathematics (SECBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required.
Secondary Education, Social Studies (SESSTBSOSC)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required and no additional requirements.
Special Education (SPLED_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required as well as completion of at least 2 academic semesters from an accredited institution for review for the Education Pre-Major at University Park. Applicants with more than 4 completed semesters are encouraged to reach out to the College of Education to discuss academic planning.
Workforce Education and Development (WFED_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required for the Industrial Training option.
World Languages Education (WLED_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required. Applicants who will have completed two-years of college course work are expected to have met the entrance to major requirements for their intended major.