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2+2 Plan

Information about studying at more than one campus in Penn State's multi-campus system. Penn State students can start a degree program at any one of 20 undergraduate campus locations across Pennsylvania.

2-Year Degrees by Campus

Review the associate (2-year) degrees offered at Penn State's campuses.

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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.

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About Penn State's SMART

Learn more about the mission of SMART and how to become a member of the organization.

Academic Colleges

Academic colleges at Penn State grant degrees and are generally organized around their subject matter.

Academic Colleges

Connect with an undergraduate admissions representative in one of Penn State's academic colleges at University Park for inquiries regarding undergraduate academic programs.

Academic Requirements for Transfer Students: 2-Year Degrees

Review the academic requirements for transferring to Penn State to pursue a two-year, associate degree.

Academic Requirements for Transfer Students: 4-Year Degrees

Review the academic requirements for transferring to Penn State to pursue a four-year, baccalaureate degree.

Academic Support at Penn State

Learning and technology resources at each Penn State campus help students achieve their academic goals.

Academics and Internships

Penn State student bloggers share their academic and internship experiences.

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Accepted Student Checklist

We know you have a lot to plan and do before arriving to campus. This checklist should help you keep track of the major steps in the process.

Accepted Student Student Resources at Penn State

Considering Penn State? Let us help you answer any questions you may have. Below are links to some popular resources for incoming students.

Accepted Students

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

Access LionPATH

LionPATH is Penn State’s student information system, which provides access to academic, registration, and financial records

Access MyPennState

MyPennState provides you with resources for making a college decision and important materials regarding your offer of admission.
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Accounting

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Accounting (ACCAB_BS)
Accounting (ACCBK_BS)
Accounting (ACCT_BS)
Accounting (ACCTG_BS)
Accounting (ACNTG_BS)
Accounting, Principles of

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Achieve2019

Every Penn State story begins with an idea of who you want be. Complete this interest form and we will help you get your Penn State story off to a great start by providing you with information about the Penn States application process and sharing opportunities and options across our multi-campus system. 

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Acting BFA (ACTNG_BFA)
Administration of Justice B.A. (AJAUC_BA)
Administration of Justice B.S. (AJSUC_BS)
Admisión a Penn State para Estudiantes Latinos

¿Quieres saber más del proceso de admisión a Penn State? Recomendamos revisar bien los requisitos.

Admission Requirements

Learn about the admissions requirements for those students that are classified as adult learners.

Admission Requirements

Review the basic requirements for two-year and four-year degrees, as well as the additional requirements for special programs.

Admission Requirements
Admission Requirements for Homeschool Students

Information for applicants who are participating or have participated in a homeschool program.

Admission Requirements for International Students

Penn State requires specific supplemental materials in order to accurately review international student applications.

Admission Statistics

Compare your high school record with the academic credentials of our incoming first-year class and get a look at the University’s enrollment statistics.

Admissions Information for Adult Students at Penn State

Adult learners are over age 24, veterans or active-duty members of the U.S. military, or are more than four years out of high school.

Admissions Information for Military and Veteran Students at Penn State

You are a military student if you are a veteran or active duty member of the U.S. armed forces.

Admissions Requirements for Nondegree Students

Steps for current nondegree students who want to apply for admission into a degree program at Penn State.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

In order to complete your application for transfer admission, Penn State requires the submission of supplemental materials. 

admitted students

Instructions for submitting course syllabi for admitted students who completed course work at another institution.

Adult
Advanced Placement (AP) Research

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Advanced Placement (AP) Seminar

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Advertising & Public Relations (ADPR_BA)
Aerospace Engineering (AERSP_BS)
African American Studies (AAST_BA)
African Studies (AFRST_BA)
Agribusiness Management (AGBM_BS)
Agricultural & Extension Education (AEE_BS)
Agricultural Science (AGSC_BS)
Agricultural Sciences (undecided) (AG_PMAJ)
Agriculture and Natural Resources
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Altoona College
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Alumni

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

American Government

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

American Literature

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

American Studies (AMSAB_BA)
American Studies (AMSCA_BA)
American Studies (AMSUC_BA)
Analyzing and Interpeting Literature

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Anguilla

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Animal Science (ANSC_BS)
Anthropology (ANTH_BS)
Antigua and Barbuda

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Penn State's application for summer and fall 2020 is available online through MyPennState, the Common Application, or the Coalition Application.

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Application Review Process

What happens after you submit your application to Penn State? Learn more about our application review process.

Application Review Process

Penn State receives over 70,000 first-year student applications, so what can you do to ensure your application is as competitive as possible?

Application Review Process for International Students

Penn State requires specific supplemental materials in order to accurately review international student applications. 

Application Review Process for Transfer Students

The application review of a transfer student is based on the student’s work at their previous institution(s).

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Please review these helpful steps to understand the Penn State application process, as well as the application requirements for first-year students.

Apply for Lion Scouts

If you are interested in joining the Lion Scouts, review the eligibility information and access the application.

Apply for Penn State's SMART

If you want to recruit new Penn Staters, apply to become a member of SMART today!

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Arabic

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Arabic A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Arabic B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Architectural Engineering (AE_BAE)
Architecture (BARCHBARCH)
Architecture and Environmental Design
Are there programs that will not be available for Early Action decisions?
Argentina

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Art (ARTAB_BA)
Art (ARTBA_BA)
Art and Design

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Art B.F.A. (ARBFA_BFA)
Art Education (AED_BS)
Art History

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Art History (ARTH_BA)
Art of the Western World

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Art: 2-D Design

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Art: 3-D Design

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Art: History of Art

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Art: Studio Drawing

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Arts Administration (ARAUC_BA)
Arts Administration (ARTSA_BA)
Arts Visual and Performing
Asian Studies (ASIA_BA)
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Astronomy

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASTRO_BS)
Athletics and Recreation at Penn State

For competition or fun, Penn State offers lots of opportunities for you to get in the game.

Attend an Accepted Student Program.
Australia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Ayuda Económica en Penn State para Estudiantes Latinos

En Penn State contamos con varios servicios que ayudan a las familias a navegar el tema de financiamiento. 

Azerbaijan

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Bangladesh

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Barbados

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Becoming an Electronic Partner School with Penn State

The Penn State Web Counselor System is a free utility that allows school counselors to access application status information for their students and provide high school graduation verification.

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Belize

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Bellisario College of Communications
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Berks College

Degree program deadlines for students applying to two-year undergraduate programs in the Berks College.  

Berks College
Biobehavioral Health (BBH_BS)
Biobehavioral Health (BBHCA BS)
Biobehavioral Health (BBHUC BS)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB_BS)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMBBK_BS)
Biological (Life) Sciences
Biological Engineering (BE_BS)
Biology

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Biology

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Biology

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Biology

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Biology (BIOAB_BS)
Biology (BIOAL_BS)
Biology (BIOBD_BS)
Biology (BIOBL_BS)
Biology (BIOCA_BS)
Biology (BIOL_BS)
Biology (BIOUC_BS)
Biomedical Engineering (BME_BS)
Biorenewable Systems (BRS_BS)
Biotechnology (BIOTC_BS)
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Bolivia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Botswana

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Brazil

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

British Virgin Islands

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Every Penn State story begins with a MyPennState profile. Creating a profile takes less than a minute but it gets your Penn State story off to a great start, giving you access to our application this fall and other information about options and opportunities at Penn State.

Business
Business (BSBAB_BS)
Business (BSBAL_BS)
Business (BSBBK_BS)
Business (BSBUC_BS)
Business (undecided) (BA_PMAJ)
Business (undecided) (BCBUS_PMAJ)
Business Administration (2BAAB_AS)

Transfer requirements for the Business Administration major at Penn State.

Business Administration (2BAAL_AS)
Business Administration (2BABK_AS)
Business Administration (2BACA_AS)
Business Administration (2BAUC_AS)
Business and Management

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Business B.S. (BSBIC_BS)
Business Economics (BECON_BS)
Business Law II

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Business Law, Introductory

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Business Math

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Business Studies

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Calculus

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Campus Info
Can I apply to a Commonwealth campus as Early Action?
Can I round up when entering my grades or GPA?
Can transfer students apply Early Action?
Canada (Except Quebec)

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Canada (Quebec)

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Chemical Engineering (CHE_BS)
Chemistry

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Chemistry

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Chemistry

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Chemistry

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Chemistry (CHEM_BS)
Chemistry (CHMBC_BS)
China

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Chinese (CHNS_BS)
Chinese A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Chinese B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Chinese Language

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Chinese Language

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Choosing Your Penn State Campus for International Students

Penn State isn't a single place. With 20 campuses throughout Pennsylvania, you have your choice of where to study.

Civil Engineering (CE_BS)
Civil Engineering (CECA_BS)
Civil War Reconstruction

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (CAMS_BA)
CLEP Credit

Taking College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) examinations may allow you to earn Penn State credit.

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and organizations are about community, engagement and finding your place at Penn State.

Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success

Information about Penn State's participation in the Coalition application.

College Algebra

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

College Algebra - Trigonometry

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

College Composition

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

College Composition Modular

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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College Mathematics

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

College of Agricultural Sciences

Connect with an admissions representative in the College of Agricultural Sciences to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

College of Agricultural Sciences
College of Arts & Architecture
College of Arts and Architecture

Four-Year Program Deadlines for the College of Arts and Architecture undergraduate degree programs.

College of Arts and Architecture

Connect with an admissions representative in the College of Arts and Architecture to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

College of Earth & Mineral Sciences
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Connect with an admissions representative in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

College of Education

Connect with an admissions representative in the College of Education to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Engineering

Four-Year Program Deadlines for the College of Engineering undergraduate degree programs. 

College of Engineering

Connect with an admissions representative in the College of Engineering to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

College of Health & Human Development
College of Health and Human Development

Four-Year Program Deadlines for the College of Health and Human Development undergraduate degree programs. 

College of Health and Human Development

Connect with an admissions representative in the College of Health and Human Development to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

College of Information Sciences & Technology
College of Information Sciences and Technology

Connect with an admissions representative in the College of Information Sciences and Technology to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

College of Nursing

Connect with an admissions representative in the College of Nursing to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

College of Nursing
College of Nursing

Four-Year Program Deadlines for the College of Nursing undergraduate degree programs. 

College of the Liberal Arts
College of the Liberal Arts

Connect with an admissions representative in the College of the Liberal Arts to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

Colombia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Common Application

Information about Penn State's participation in the Common Application.

Commonwealth Campuses
Commonweath Campus
Commonweath Campus
Commonweath Campus
Commonweath Campuses
Communication (COMBA_BA)
Communication Arts and Sciences (CASBK_BA)
Communication Arts and Sciences (CASUC_BA)
Communication Arts and Sciences B.A. (CAS_BA)
Communication Arts and Sciences B.S. (CASBS_BS)
Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD_BS)
Communications
Communications (COMAL_BA)
Communications (COMCA_BA)
Communications (COMM_PMAJ)
Communications (COMUC_BA)
Community, Environment and Development (CED_BS)
Comparative Literature (CMLIT_BA)
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Computer and Information Systems
Computer Engineering (CENBC_BS)
Computer Engineering (CMPEN_BS)
Computer Science

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Computer Science (CMPBC_BS)
Computer Science (CMPSC_BS)
Computer Science (COMP_BS)
Computer Science A

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Computer Science A

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Computer Science AB

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Computer Science Principles

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Computing

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Contact

We want to help you with any questions you might have regarding the Alumni Admissions Volunteer Program. 

Contact Information for Penn State Community Recruitment Centers and Regional Recruitment Offices

Penn State Admissions Outreach and Regional Recruiters serve as local admissions offices.

Contact Lion Scouts

Contact us for more information about the Lion Scouts.

Contact Penn State's SMART

Contact us for more information about SMART

Contact your campus about Transfer Student Orientation
Contacto para Estudiantes Latinos a Penn State

Para más información sobre admisión a Penn State, favor de contactarnos con preguntas.

Corporate Communication (CCBA_BA)
Corporate Communication (CCUC_BA)
Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIENT_BS)
Costa Rica

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Costs, Student Aid, And Scholarships

A Penn State education is an excellent investment in your future. This overview will provide students and families with general information about Penn State’s costs and the types of student financial aid and services that are available.

Course Requirements for Credit Transfer

Information regarding course requirements for students interested in transferring to Penn State from another institution. 

Creative Writing (CWRIT_BFA)
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Credit By Validation

Course work completed at non-accredited institutions may be eligible for credit by validation.

Credit by Validation

Information regarding the Penn State process for receiving credit by validation. 

Credit Eligibility Information for Transfer Applicants

Information regarding Penn State requirements for transferring credit from other institutions. 

Credit from Other Sources (exams)

Information regarding how Penn State awards credit from multiple sources, such as Advanced Placement exams or military experience.

Criminal Justice

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Criminal Justice (2 CJCA_AS)
Criminal Justice (2 CJUC_AS)
Criminal Justice (2CJ_AS)
Criminal Justice (CRIMJ_BS)
Criminal Justice B.A. (CJAAB_BA)
Criminal Justice B.A. (CJABK_BA)
Criminal Justice B.A. (CJBA_BA)
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJBS_BS)
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJSAB_BS)
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJSBK_BS)
Criminology B.A. (CRMBA_BA)
Criminology B.S. (CRMBS_BS)
Current Students

Information and resources for students currently enrolled at Penn State.

Current Students

Information for current Penn State students enrolling in classes outside of the University and transferring earned credit to Penn State.

Current Students

Instructions for submitting course syllabi for current Penn State students who completed course work at another institution.

Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOAL_BS)
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CYAOP_BS)

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Data Sciences, Applied Data Sciences (DATSC_BS)
Data Sciences, Computational Data Sciences (DATSC_BS)
Data Sciences, Statistical Modeling Data Sciences (DTSCS_BS)
Dates & Deadlines

Find out when you should apply and when you can expect a decision.

Dates & Deadlines for Adult Students

Penn State has adult learners at all campuses. Review when to apply based on your applicant type or desired program. 

Dates & Deadlines for First-Year Students

Penn State receives over 70,000 first-year student applications, so what can you do to ensure your application is as competitive as possible?

Dates & Deadlines for International Students

Penn State has specific priority filing dates for both first-year and transfer international applicants.

Dates & Deadlines for Transfer Students

In order to make sure that you apply at the proper time, please review the dates for transfer students below.

Dates and Deadlines for World Campus

Information regarding dates and deadlines for applicants interested in applying to online degree programs through the Penn State World Campus.

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Design and Technology

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Design Technology

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Digital Arts and Media Design (IDS_BDES)
Digital Journalism and Media (DGJRM_BA)
Digital Media, Arts, and Technology (DIGIT_BA)
Digital Multimedia Design (DIGMD_BDES)
Dining and Residence Living

Convenient dining options can be found on each Penn State campus.

Discover Penn State Award

Learn the details about the Discover Penn State Award available at our Commonwealth Campuses.

Diversity at Penn State

At Penn State our commitment to diversity in all of its forms is significant, and we are nationally recognized for our efforts.

Division of Undergraduate Studies

Connect with an admissions representative in the Division of Undergraduate Studies to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

Division of Undergraduate Studies (D U S)
Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS_PMAJ)
Do I need to include class rank as part of SRAR?
Do I need to submit the high school transcript to be evaluated in early Action?
Do I stand a greater likelihood of being admitted to my first choice campus and major by applying Early Action?
Dominica

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications

Connect with an admissions representative in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

Drama and Theatre Studies

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Dual Enrollment at Penn State

Dual enrollment is an opportunity to take one or more college classes at Penn State while in high school.

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Early Action

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Early Action
Earn Penn State Credit for Advanced Level Exams

Students who have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) Examinations may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Earn Penn State Credit for International Baccalaureate (IB) Exams

Students who have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) Examinations may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Earn Penn State Credit from Military Experience

Military students may be eligible for credit from educational experiences in the armed forces.

Earn Penn State Credit through DSST Examinations

Students may be able to earn Penn State credit by taking DSST exams.

Earning Penn State Credit from Advanced Placement (AP) Tests

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP) tests, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Earth & Mineral Sciences (undecided) (EMSC_PMAJ)
Earth Science and Policy (EARSP_BS)
Earth Sciences (EARTH_BS)
Eberly College of Science

Connect with an admissions representative in the Eberly College of Science to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

Eberly College of Science
Economics

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Economics

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Economics (ECNS_BA)
Economics and Business

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Economics B.A. (ECLBA_BA)
Economics B.S. (ECLBS_BS)
Economics: Macroeconomics

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Economics: Microeconomics

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Ecuador

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Education
Education (undecided) (ED_PMAJ)
Education and Public Policy (EPP_BS)
Educational Psychology, Introduction to

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Egypt

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

El Salvador

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET_BS)
Electrical Engineering (EE_BS)
Electrical Engineering (EEBC_BS)
Electrical Engineering (EENG_BS)
Electrical Engineering Technology (2EET_AENGT)
Electrical Engineering Technology (EET_BS)
Electro - Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMET_BS)
Elementary and Early Childhood Education (CEAED_BS)
Elementary Education (ELEM_BELED)
Energy and Sustainability Policy (ESPBA_BA)
Energy and Sustainability Policy (ESPBS_BS)
Energy Engineering (ENENG_BS)
Energy, Business and Finance (EBF_BS)
Engineering
Engineering (undecided) (BCEGN_PMAJ)
Engineering (undecided) (ENGR_PMAJ)
Engineering B. S., Applied Materials (GE_BS)
Engineering B.S., Alternate Energy/Power Generation (GE_BS)
Engineering B.S., Multidisciplinary Engineering Design (GE_BS)
Engineering Science (ESC_BS)
Engineering Technologies
English (ELISH_BA)
English (ENGAB_BA)
English (ENGAL_BA)
English (ENGCA_BHUM)
English (ENGL_BA)
English (ENGUC_BA)
English A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

English as a Second Language

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

English B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

English Composition

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

English Language

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

English Language and Literature

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

English Literature

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

English Literature

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

English: Language and Composition

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

English: Literature and Composition

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Environment and Humanity

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Environmental Resource Management (ERM_BS)
Environmental Science

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Environmental Science (ENVSC_BS)
Environmental Studies B.A. (ENVBA_BA)
Environmental Studies B.S. (ENVBS_BS)
Environmental Systems Engineering (ENVSE_BS)
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Estudiantes Latinos

Información en español para estudiantes latinos y sus familias.

Ethics in America

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Ethiopia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Exploratory (Division of Undergraduate Studies) (DUS_PMAJ)
Exploring Penn State Campuses for First-Year Students

First-year applicants have choices when applying to Penn State. Research your campus options to find the perfect fit for you.

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Family
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Every Penn State story begins with a MyPennState profile. Creating a profile takes less than a minute but it gets your Penn State story off to a great start, giving you access to our application this fall and other information about options and opportunities at Penn State.

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Film

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Film and Video (FILM_BA)
Final High School Transcript

Penn State requires students who have accepted their offer of admission to provide documentation that indicates the student's high school completion status.

Finance (FIN_BS)
Finance (FINCE_BS)
Finance (FNC_BS)
Finance (FNCE_BS)
Financial Accounting

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Financial and Visa Information for International Students

Information for international students on the visa and financial requirements, as well as the steps of this process for attending Penn State.

Food Science (FDSC_BS)
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Forensic Science (FRNSC_BS)
Forest Ecosystem Management (FOREM_BS)
Forest Technology (2FORT_AS)
Foundations of Education

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

France

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

French A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

French and Francophone Studies B.A. (FRBA_BA)
French and Francophone Studies B.S. (FRBS_BS)
French B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

French Language

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

French Language

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

French Language - Level 1

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

French Language - Level 2

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

French Literature

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Freshman College Composition

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Fundamentals of College Algebra

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Fundamentals of Counseling

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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General Anthropology

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

General Arts & Sciences (GAS_BA)
General Business (2GBBC_AS)
General Paper

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Geobiology (GEOBI_BS)
Geography

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Geography

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Geography B.A. (GEOBA_BA)
Geography B.S. (GEOBS_BS)
Georgia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Geosciences B.A. (GSCBA_BA)
Geosciences B.S. (GSCBS_BS)
German A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

German B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

German B.A. (GERBA_BA)
German B.S. (GERBS_BS)
German Language

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

German Language

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

German Language - Level 1

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

German Language - Level 2

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Germany

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Ghana

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Global and International Studies (GSBA_BA)
Global and International Studies (GSBS_BS)
Global Politics

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Global Studies (GLBST_BA)
Glory

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Golf Management (GHHD_NODEG)
Government and Politics

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Government and Politics: Comparative

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Government and Politics: United States

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Graphic Design (GD_BDES)
Greater Allegheny
Greek B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Greek Language

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Grenada

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Guatemala

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Guyana

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Harrisburg
Hazleton
Health & Human Development (undecided) (HHD_PMAJ)
Health and Human Development

Health and Human Development (formerly known as Here's to Your Health).

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Health Policy and Administration (HPA_BS)
Health Policy and Administration (HPACA_BS)
Health Policy and Administration (HPAUC_BS)
Health Professions Recreational Services
High School Course Requirements: 2-Year Degrees

Review the minimum high school course requirements for admission to a two-year (associate) degree program.

High School Course Requirements: 4-Year Degrees

Review the minimum high school course requirements for admission to a four-year (baccalaureate) degree program.

Hindi B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History (HISAL_BA)
History (HIST_BA)
History (HSTAB_BA)
History (HSTBA_BA)
History of the Soviet Union

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History of the Vietnam War

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History: Africa

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History: Americas

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History: Asia/Middle East

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History: Europe

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History: European

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History: United States

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

History: World

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Honduras

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Hong Kong

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Hospitality Management (HM_BS)
Hospitality Management (HMBK_BS)
Housing and Residence Life at Penn State

Housing options are available at every Penn State campus giving you a place to live and to learn.

How can I be confident that Penn State is using accurate information in making admission decisions?
How do I edit my coursework prior to submitting my SRAR?
How do I enter my weighted grades?
How do I list high school courses taken while I was in middle school or junior high school on the SRAR?
How do I list high school courses taken while I was in middle school or junior high school on the SRAR?
How do I list summer courses on the SRAR?
How do international students, whose schools don't use a U.S. grading scale, complete the SRAR?
How does Early Action differ from Early Decision?
How much time will it take to complete SRAR?
How should first-year applicants not able to provide SRAR respond to the request for SRAR?
How should first-year applicants who are not able to provide SRAR respond to the request for SRAR?
How should I list Dual Enrollment courses on SRAR?
How should I list my Semester vs. Final Year Grades?
How will high school students submit self-reported grades?
How will I indicate interest in Early Action?
How will the self-reported grades be validated?
Human Biology

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Human Culture/Geography

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Human Development and Family Studies (2EHFS_AS)
Human Development and Family Studies (2FSAL_AS)
Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS_BS)
Human Development and Family Studies (HFSAL_BS)
Human Development and Family Studies (HFSCA_BS)
Human Development and Family Studies (HFSUC_BS)
Human Geography

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Human Growth and Development

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Human Resource Management

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Humanities

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Humanities (HUMN_BA)
Humanities and Language

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I can't find my school in the list.
I can't submit my SRAR.
I entered some courses and need to edit the course length, but it's not an option when editing the course.
I have a deferral decision, can I change my major or campus so that I can get an admission decision immediately?
I have a deferral decision, is there a way to get an admissions decision by December 24?
I received a Deferral decision. What if I don't have a decision by January 31?
If a student attended more than one high school, but the current high school has complete information on its transcript, does the student need to get separate transcripts from each school to fill this out?
If a student attended more than one high school, but the current high school has complete information on the transcript, does the student need to get separate transcripts from each school to complete the SRAR?
If a student is reapplying for first-year admission to Penn State, and Penn State already has the final high school transcript, does the student need to complete SRAR?
If I attended more than one high school, do I need a separate transcript for each school?
If I send the transcript at the time I apply, will they be later matched with my admit record?
If I took a class twice because I failed it the first time, do I show that class both times?
If in doubt as to where to put a subject, should I select "Other Subject Area"?
I'm graduating early, how do I enter in school work?
I'm seeing a sibling's SRAR data when I'm trying to access my SRAR.
Immunology and Infectious Disease (IID_BS)
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India

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Indonesia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Industrial Engineering (IE_BS)
Industrial Engineering (IESBC_BS)
Information about Applying through MyPennState

MyPennState is the account that will help you manage all of your interactions with Penn State Admissions throughout the application process.

Information and Communication Technology

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Information and Computer Applications

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Information for Applicants with a GED
Information for Students Returning to Penn State

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

Information Sciences and Technology (2ISBK_AS)
Information Sciences and Technology (2IST_AS)
Information Sciences and Technology (2ISUC_AS)
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSAB_BS)
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSBK_BS)
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSCA_BS)
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSUC_BS)
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSWC_BS)
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISTBS_BS)
Information Systems (INFSY_BS)
Information Technology

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Integrated Social Sciences (ISOSC_BS)
Integrative Arts (IARAB_BA)
Integrative Arts (IARAL_BA)
Integrative Arts (INART_BA)
Intercollege Degree Programs
Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering Studies (IBE_BS)
Interdisciplinary Studies
International
International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

International Business (INTB_BS)
International Politics (INTPL_BS)
International Students: I-20 and financial guarantee details
Introduction to Business

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Introduction to Computing

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Introduction to Law Enforcement

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Introduction to the Modern Middle East

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Introduction to World Religions

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Is there a disadvantage to not doing Early Action?
Italian

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Italian B.A. (ITBA_BA)
Italian B.S. (ITBS_BS)
Italian: Language and Culture

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Italy

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Jamaica

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Japan

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Japanese (JAPNS_BA)
Japanese B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Japanese Language

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Jewish Studies (JST_BA)
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Jordan

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Journalism (JOURN_BA)

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Kazakhstan

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Kenya

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Kinesiology (KINAL_BS)
Kinesiology (KINBK_BS)
Kinesiology (KINCA_BS)
Kinesiology (KINES_BS)
Korean A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Korean B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Kuwait

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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La Vida en Penn State para Estudiantes Latinos

La experiencia Penn State puede ser diferente para cada estudiante, dependiendo de sus metas e intereses.

Labor and Human Resources (2LBE_AS)
Labor and Human Resources B.A. (LHRBA_BA)
Labor and Human Resources B.S. (LHRBS_BS)
Landing CSS Module
Landscape Architecture (LARCH_BLA)
Landscape Contracting (LSCPE_BS)
Large Group Visits

Undergraduate Admissions welcomes large groups of 10 or more to campus Tuesday-Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required.

Latin

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Latin American Studies (LATAM_BA)
Latin B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Latin: Literature

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Latino
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Law

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Law and Society (LAWSC_BA)
Lebanon

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Lehigh Valley
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Letters Arts and Sciences (2LAS_AA)
Letters, Arts, & Sciences (LAS_BA)
Letters, Arts, & Sciences (LASAB_BA)
Letters, Arts, & Sciences (LASAL_BA)
Letters, Arts, & Sciences (LASUC_BA)
Letters, Arts, and Sciences ( 2LAAL_AA)
Letters, Arts, and Sciences ( 2LACA_AA)
Letters, Arts, and Sciences ( 2LAUC_AA)
Letters, Arts, and Sciences (2LAAB_AA)
Letters, Arts, and Sciences (2LABC_AA)
Letters, Arts, and Sciences (2LABK_AA)
Liberal Arts (undecided) (BCHSS_PMAJ)
Liberal Arts (undecided) (LA_PMAJ)
Life Span Developmental Psychology

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Lion Leadership Conference

The Lion Scouts are excited to host the Lion Leadership Conference, an event that encourages and inspires leadership among Penn State students.

Lion Scouts High School Visits

Do you love Penn State? Do you want to tell others all about your Penn State pride? Then the High School Visit Program is for you.

Lion Scouts Programs

There are many fun ways for Lion Scouts to share their Penn State pride year-round!

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Macroeconomics, Principles of

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Malawi

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Malaysia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Management

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Management (MGMT_BS)
Management (MNGMT_BS)
Management Information Systems

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Management Information Systems (MIS_BS)
Management Information Systems (MISBC_BS)
Management, Principles of

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Mandarin B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Marketing (MKTG_BS)
Marketing (MRKT_BS)
Marketing (MRKTG_BS)
Marketing, Principles of

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Materials Science & Engineering (MATSE_BS)
Math

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Math for Liberal Arts

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Mathematics

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Mathematics B.A. (MTAAL_BS)
Mathematics B.A. (MTHBA_BS)
Mathematics B.S. (MASC_BS)
Mathematics B.S. (MTHBC_BS)
Mathematics B.S. (MTHBS_BS)
Mathematics B.S. (MTSAL_BS)
Mathematics C

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Mathematics, Applied

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Mathematics, Further

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Mathematics, Pure

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Mathematics: Calculus AB

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Mathematics: Calculus BC

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Mechanical Engineering (ME_BS)
Mechanical Engineering (MEBC_BS)
Mechanical Engineering (MEBK_BS)
Mechanical Engineering (MECA_BS)
Mechanical Engineering Technology (2MET_AENGT)
Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET_BS)
Mechanical Engineering Technology (METBC_BS)
Mechanics

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Media Studies

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Media Studies (MEDIA_BA)
Medical Laboratory Technology (2MLT_AS)
Medieval Studies (MEDVL_BA)
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science (METEO_BS)
Mexico

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Microbiology (MICRB_BS)
Microeconomics, Principles of

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Middle Level Education (MLVED_BS)
Military
Mining Engineering (MNGE_BS)
Money and Banking

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Morocco

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Multicultural Outreach

At Penn State, we believe that a diverse campus environment is the best way to challenge our students to consider new cultures, perspectives, and traditions.

Music

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Music

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Music B.A. (MUSBA_BA)
Music B.M. (MUSBM_BMA)
Music Education (MUED_BME)
Music: Theory

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Musical Arts (MUBMA_BMA)
Musical Theatre (THRMT_BFA)
My school is on block scheduling, if I take a class for one semester is that a full credit?
My school provides weighted and unweighted GPAs. Which should I use?
Myanmar

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Natural Sciences

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Nepal

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Netherlands

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

New Kensington
New Zealand

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Nicaragua

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Nigeria

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Nuclear Engineering (NUCE_BS)
Nullam Ligula
Nursing (for Rn's Only) (NURN_BSN)
Nursing (NURS_BSN)
Nursing (second Degree Option) (NRSD_NODEG)
Nutritional Sciences (NUTR_BS)

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Occupational Therapy (2OTBK_AS)
Occupational Therapy (2OTUC_AS)
Oman

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

On-Campus Room & Meals
On-Campus Room & Meals
openhouse
opportunities

Get Involved. Alumni volunteers participate in local recruitment activities such as college fairs and high school visits. 

Organizational and Professional Communication B.A. (ORPCM_BA)
Organizational and Professional Communication B.S. (ORPCM_BS)
Organizational Behavior

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Organizational Leadership B.A. (OLBA_BA)
Organizational Leadership B.S. (OLBS_BS)

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PA TRAC: Information for Pennsylvania University/College Transfer Students

Transfer course information for students currently enrolled at a Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education university or a Pennsylvania community college

Pakistan

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Panama

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Panjabi

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Penn State Accepted Student Programs

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Penn State Admissions - Philadelphia

Our team provides support to Philadelphia area students on all aspects of the college admission process from taking the SAT to applying for financial aid.

Penn State Admissions - Pittsburgh

Our job is to help students successfully navigate the transition from high school to college. We serve as Pittsburgh’s local Penn State resource..

Penn State Admissions Information for First-Year Students

You are a first-year student if you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is currently in high school or has completed fewer than 18 college credits.

Penn State Admissions Information for International Students

You are an international student if you require any type of visa to attend Penn State. This includes students living inside and outside the United States.

Penn State Admissions 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.

Penn State Admissions 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.

Penn State Admissions Information for Transfer Students

You are a transfer student if you have attempted or completed 18 or more credits at another college or university after high school graduation.

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Penn State Beaver (4yr)
Penn State Behrend (4yr)
Penn State Berks (4yr)
Penn State Brandywine (4yr)
Penn State Campuses

Penn State's multi-campus system has 20 undergraduate locations throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Penn State Career Services

A top-ranked Career Services office and the largest on-campus career fairs east of the Mississippi give Penn State students access to internships and jobs.

Penn State Comprehensive Studies Program

As part of its land-grant university mission, Penn State is committed to providing access and retention to low-income Pennsylvania students through the Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP).

Penn State Counseling Services

Students are not alone at Penn State. When needed, they can access counseling services for assistance.

Penn State Dubois (4yr)
Penn State Enrollment for High School Students

Penn State offers two programs for current high school students: dual enrollment and early college enrollment.

Penn State Facts: International Students

This fact book helps international students explore the many campuses, offerings, and resources available at Penn State.

Penn State Facts: Transfer Students

This fact book helps transfer students determine if Penn State is the right fit and provides information on the transfer process.

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus (4yr)
Penn State Greater Allegheny (4yr)
Penn State Harrisburg Multicultural Recruitment and Community Affairs

Our objective is to create a dynamic, multicultural student body at Penn State Harrisburg and to serve the greater Penn State community.

Penn State Harrisburg, The Capital College (4yr)
Penn State Hazleton (4yr)
Penn State Lehigh Valley (4yr)
Penn State Majors
Penn State Majors

Penn State offers more than 275 majors, with four-year degrees offered at all 20 of our undergraduate campuses.

Penn State Mont Alto (4yr)
Penn State Multicultural Centers

Students from many cultures come together at Penn State to form a vibrant community that welcomes learning and discovery.

Penn State New Kensington (4yr)
Penn State Principles

The Penn State Principles were developed to embody the values that we hope our students, faculty, staff, administration, and alumni possess.

Penn State Roommate Information

Living with a roommate is typically a part of college life. Learn more about how your roommate is assigned and what to expect when sharing living space.

Penn State Scholarships and Awards

Learn about the opportunities for scholarships and awards from across the University and at our campuses.

Penn State Schuylkill (4yr)
Penn State Scranton (4yr)
Penn State Shenango (4yr)
Penn State SMART Events

SMART is involved in many events and hosting prospective students throughout the year.

Penn State Tuition and Costs

We know costs are an important factor in any decision to invest in a college education. We want to help you to make an informed choice.

Penn State University Park (4yr)
Penn State University Park Virtual Tour

If you are unable to visit University Park in person, check out our virtual tour to see many of the highlights of campus.

Penn State Visits You!

Connect with admissions representatives at a college fair, high school visit, or information session in your area.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre (4yr)
Penn State World Campus, Penn State Online (4yr)
Penn State York (4yr)
Penn State Your Story

What will your Penn State Story be? Find insight into the University, its academics, the admissions process, and financial aid for prospective students. 

Penn State's Schreyer Honors College

Penn State's Schreyer Honors College is widely recognized as one of the top undergraduate honors programs in the country.

Persian

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Personal Finance

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Peru

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (PNGE_BS)
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Philippines

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Philosophy

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Philosophy (PHIL_BA)
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Physical Education

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Physical Geography

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Physical Therapist Assistant (2PTA_AS)
Physics

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Physics

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Physics (PHYBC_BS)
Physics (PHYS_BS)
Physics 1

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Physics 2

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Physics B

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Physics C: Mechanics

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Planetary Science and Astronomy (PASTR_BS)
Plant Sciences (PLANT_BS)
Plastics Engineering Technology (PLTBC_BS)
Political Science B.A. (PLSAL_BA)
Political Science B.A. (PLSC_BA)
Political Science B.A. (PLSCA_BA)
Political Science B.A. (POLSC_BA)
Political Science B.S. (PLSBS_BS)
Portugese A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Portugese B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Precalculus

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Premedical-Medical (accelerated Program) (PMM_BS)
Premedicine (PM_BS)
Principles of Finance

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Principles of Financial Accounting

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Principles of Physical Science I

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Principles of Public Speaking

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Principles of Statistics

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Principles of Supervision

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Priority Submission
Professional Photography (PHOTO_BDES)
Program Information

Volunteers assist the Undergraduate Admissions Office at college fairs, prospective student receptions, and other recruiting events throughout the year. 

Programas Académicos en Penn State

Penn State ofrece más de 275 programas académicos y tiene más de 150 años de liderazgo en educación universitaria.

Project and Supply Chain Management (PSCM_BS)
Project and Supply Chain Management (PSMCA_BS)
Project and Supply Chain Management (PSMUC_BS)
Prospective Students

Instructions for submitting course syllabi for students who have yet to be admitted to Penn State and have completed course work at another institution.

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Provost Award

Learn the details about the Provost Award available at Penn State’s 20 undergraduate campuses

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Psychological and Social Sciences B.A. (PSSBA_BA)
Psychological and Social Sciences B.S. (PSSBS_BS)
Psychology

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Psychology

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Psychology

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Psychology B.A. (PSCBA_BA)
Psychology B.A. (PSHBA_BA)
Psychology B.A. (PSYBA_BA)
Psychology B.A. (PYAUC_BA)
Psychology B.S. (PSCBS_BS)
Psychology B.S. (PSHBS_BS)
Psychology B.S. (PSYBS_BS)
Psychology B.S. (PSYC_BS)
Psychology B.S. (PYSUC_BS)
Psychology, Applied B.A. (APSYC_BA)
Psychology, Introductory

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Public Policy (PUBPL_BS)

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Radiological Sciences (2RSUC_AS)
Rail Transportation Engineering (RTEAL_BS)
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Recreation, Park and Tourism Management (RPTM_BS)
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Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS_BS)
Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHSAB_BS)
Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHSBK_BS)
Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHSUC_BS)
Religious Studies

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Residence Halls Safety at Penn State

A commitment to safety helps make on-campus living a place where students can feel welcome and thrive.

Residency Information

Will Penn State consider you a Pennsylvania resident?

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Resources for Adult Students at Penn State

Many offices at Penn State work together to create an environment where adult learners can thrive.

Resources for Transfer Students at Penn State

Review the resources below for more information about Penn State and the application process for transfer students.

Respond to your offer of admission.
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Review your offer of admission in MyPennState.
Review your offer of admission.
Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Risk Management (RM_BS)
Russia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Russian (RUS_BA)
Russian A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Russian B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Rwanda

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below

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Safety at Penn State

Penn State recognizes that on-campus safety is a concern for all students and their families.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Saint Lucia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Saudi Arabia

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Schreyer Honors College

A top honors program, the Schreyer Honors College offers students an unparalleled honors education and academic experience.

Schuylkill
Science ( 2SCAL_AS)
Science (undecided) (BCSCN_PMAJ)
Science (undecided) (SCIEN_PMAJ)
Science B.S. (SCBS_BS)
Science B.S. (SCIAB_BS)
Science B.S. (SCIAL_BS)
Science B.S. (SCIBK_BS)
Science B.S. (SCICA_BS)
Science B.S. (SCIUC_BS)
Science B.S. (SCNBC_BS)
Science Business / M B A (SCBUS_BS)
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Secondary Education (SECED_BS)
Secondary Education, Mathematics (SECBC_BS)
Secondary Education, Social Studies (SESSTBSOSC)
Security and Risk Analysis (SRA_BS)
Security and Risk Analysis (SRAAL_BS)
Security and Risk Analysis (SRABK_BS)
Security and Risk Analysis (SRACA_BS)
Security and Risk Analysis (SRAWC_BS)
Self Reported Academic Record Video Tutorial Playlist

A Step by step video tutorial, with tips, on how to complete your Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) for Penn State.  

Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)

SRAR is short for Self-Reported Academic Record, an initiative to ultimately have all future undergraduate applicants to the University submit their high school record as part of the application process, rather than having the school counselors send transcripts for each applicant.

Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)

Information about Penn State's use of a Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) as part of the application.

Sending Official Transcripts to Penn State

Information regarding submitting official transcripts from other institutions.

Servicios de Apoyo para Estudiantes Latinos a Penn State

La comunidad de Penn State ofrece muchos servicios de apoyo a los estudiantes para garantizar su éxito en la universidad.

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Should homeschooled students complete SRAR?
Should I also submit my high school GPA and should I convert my GPA to a 4.0 scale?
Should I select AP or Dual Enrollment as the Course Level if my course is both?
Should students include their grades from the first marking period of their senior year?
Should students submit their high school GPA, and should they convert the GPA to a 4.0 scale?
Should students with a GED complete SRAR?
Singapore

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Smeal College of Business
Smeal College of Business

Connect with an admissions representative in the Smeal College of Business to learn more about undergraduate academic programs.

SMS Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions regarding SMS messaging communications from the Penn State Undergraduate Admissions Office and Penn State World Campus. 

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Social Data Analytics (SODA_BS)
Social Sciences
Social Sciences and History

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Sociology

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Sociology B.A. (SOCBA_BA)
Sociology B.S. (SOCBS_BS)
Sociology B.S. (SOCIO_BS)
Sociology, Introductory

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Software Engineering (SEBC_BS)
South Africa

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

South Korea

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Spain

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below

Spanish A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Spanish B

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Spanish B.A. (SPNBA_BA)
Spanish B.S. (SPNBS_BS)
Spanish Language

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Spanish Language

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Spanish Language - Level 1

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Spanish Language - Level 2

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Spanish Literature

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Special Education (SPLED_BS)
Special Living Options at Penn State

Some on-campus residence halls and apartments have designated floors to bring together students who share common interests and goals.

Statistics

If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Statistics

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Statistics (STAT_BS)
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Step 2: Review Admission Requirements for Specific Majors, Programs, and Areas of Interest
Step 3: Consider Your Penn State Options
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Step 4: Submit Your Application
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Step 5: Start Your Penn State Application
Step 5: Submit Required Application Materials
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Step 6: Check Your Application Status in MyPennState
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Step 6: Submit Your Application
Step 7: Receive Your Admission Decision
Step 7: Receive Your Admission Decision
Step 7: Receive Your Admission Decision
Step 7: Submit Required Application Materials
Step 8: Check Your Application Status in MyPennState
Step 9: Receive Your Admission Decision
Steps to Apply
Steps to Apply

Follow these steps to complete your Penn State application.

Steps to Apply for Adult Students

Not sure where to begin? These steps to apply will outline the process of submitting your Penn State application.

Steps to Apply for International Students

These steps to apply for international students will help you understand what is required for your Penn State application. 

Steps to Apply for Transfer Students

Students transfer to hundreds of programs across 20 campuses. Learn more about transferring to Penn State.

Strategic Communications (STRCM_BA)
Structural Design and Construction Engr Technology (SDCET_BS)
Student Aid

More than 73 percent of Penn State students receive some type of financial aid.

Student Blogs

Learn about life at Penn State from the students living it. Our Lion Life blog gives you the inside scoop on all things Penn State.

Student Life

Penn State student bloggers share their experiences getting involved outside of the classroom. 

Student Support

Penn State provides essential student support services at all 20 undergraduate campuses.

Study Abroad

The world awaits. Every year thousands of Penn State students and faculty engage the world through academic programs, research, service, internships, and cultural immersion abroad. Personal development, new knowledge and enhanced perspective drives global impact.

Study Abroad Students

Instructions for submitting course syllabi for current Penn State students who are planning to study abroad through a program not affiliated with the Office of Global Programs

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Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Submit Your Final High School Transcript
Submit your nonrefundable deposit.
Substance Abuse (formerly Drug and Alcohol Abuse)

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Success
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Every Penn State story begins with a MyPennState profile. Creating a profile takes less than a minute but it gets your Penn State story off to a great start, giving you access to our application this fall and other information about options and opportunities at Penn State.

Summer Programs

Penn State offers unique summer programs for first-year students.

Supply Chain and Information Systems (SCIS_BS)
Surveying Engineering (SURE_BS)
Swaziland

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Swedish A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Switzerland

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Taiwan

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Tanzania

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Technical Writing

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Telecommunications (TELCM)
Thai A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Thailand

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Theatre Arts

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Theatre B.A. (THRBA_BA)
Theatre B.F.A. (THRFA)
Thrive
Thrive2019

Every Penn State story begins with a MyPennState profile. Creating a profile takes less than a minute but it gets your Penn State story off to a great start, giving you access to our application this fall and other information about options and opportunities at Penn State.

Toxicology (TOX_BS)
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Transfer Credit Equivalencies

Credits from another institution can transfer into Penn State in a variety of ways. Your adviser in your academic college will determine how your transferred credits may be used to fulfill degree requirements.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

Information regarding how Penn State evaluates credit transferred from other institutions.  

Transfer Eligibility Information

Students wishing to transfer to Penn State should review program and campus requirements to determine eligibility.

Transfer Requirements by Alphabetical Listing
Transfer Student Visit Information

The best way to know if a campus is a good fit for you is to visit—we hope you will take some time to experience Penn State.

Transferring Credit to Penn State as a First-Year Student

Current high school students and first-year applicants can transfer college credit to Penn State in a number of ways, including through examination or dual enrollment programs. 

Transferring Credit to Penn State for International Students

International students can transfer credit to Penn State in a number of ways, including examinations or previous college coursework.

Transferring Credit to Penn State from other Colleges as a Transfer Student

Penn State will evaluate transfer students’ previous course work for possible transfer credit—find out how.

Transferring Credits to Penn State for Adult and Military Students

Adult students and military students can transfer credits to Penn State in a number of ways.

Transferring Credits Tool

The Transfer Credit Tool allows you to see how courses taken at other universities transfer to Penn State. The Penn State college/major of enrollment will determine how transfer credits will be used to meet degree requirements.

Trigonometry

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Trinidad and Tobago

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Turfgrass Science (TURF_BS)
Turfgrass Science and Management (2TSM_AS)
Turkey

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Turkish A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Turkish Language

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Turks and Caicos Island

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Tutorial

A step-by-step tutorial, with tips, on how to complete your Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) for Penn State.  

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U.S. News and World Report

Ranked in the Top 10 for Online Bachelor's Degree Programs

Uganda

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Undecided

The Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) is for students who are exploring options in more than one major or academic college.

Undecided (division of Undergraduate Studies) (DUS_PMAJ)
Undecided Exploratory
Undergraduate Admissions Multicultural Outreach

Our team holds events, travels to meet with future Penn Staters across the U.S., and serves the Penn State University Park Campus.

United Arab Emirates

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

United Kingdom

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

University College

Degree program deadlines for students applying to two-year undergraduate degree programs in the University College. 

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Urdu Language

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Uzbekistan

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

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Venezuela

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Verify your incoming credits.
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VBSC_BS)
Vietnam

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.

Vietnamese A

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

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Visual Arts

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Visual Arts Studies (VAST_BA)
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Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Western Europe since 1945

If you have taken DSST exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

What are the possible decisions through Early Action?
What does a deferral decision mean?
What grade scale should I select?
What grade should I select if a course is on my transcript but I didn't receive credit for the course?
What happens if a student fails to complete the SRAR?
What happens if I realize I made a mistake after submitting the application? How do I correct errors?
What happens if someone misrepresented themselves in SRAR but was admitted to Penn State?
What if 9th or 10th grades are not considered high school in my district?
What if I attended more than one high school?
What if I do not submit my FAFSA by the recommended date?
What if I repeated or withdrew from one or more of my classes?
What if my school is on block scheduling?
What is SRAR?
When do students need to submit SRAR?
When will I be notified about my aid award for summer?
When will I need to submit my final high school transcript for validation?
When will students submit their official transcripts?
When will the application be available for first-year students?
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Who is required to submit self-reported grades?
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Why did you advertise a decision date by December 24 if you could not deliver a decision to all Early Action applicants by that date?
Why I Love Penn State

Penn State student bloggers share their experience being a part of the Penn State community. 

Why should I do Early Action as a first-year, domestic applicant to Penn State?
Wildlife and Fisheries Science (WFS_BS)
Wildlife Technology (2WLT_AS)
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Will a deferral decision negatively impact my chances of being accepted to Penn State?
Will applicants be able to go back in and add new grades?
Will errors on the grade submission cause Penn State to rescind my offer of admission? How will this notification of offer revocation occur?
Will the tuition and fee costs be included in the aid award?
Women's Studies B.A. (WSBA_BA)
Women's Studies B.S. (WSBS_BS)
Workforce Education and Development (WFED_BS)
World Campus

Degree program deadlines for students applying to two-year undergraduate degree programs offered through the Penn State World Campus.

World Campus
World Campus (Penn State Online)

Four-Year Program Deadlines for undergraduate degree programs offered through Penn State World Campus.

World Languages Education (WLED_BS)
World Religions

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit.

Writing and Digital Media B.A. (PWRIT_BA)

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Zimbabwe

Penn State requires the submission of specific academic credentials to complete your application. Review the secondary and post-secondary requirements for your country below.