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The Penn State Admissions' Office of Multicultural Outreach presents "a special prospective student event in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Come experience a day full of Latinx unity and learn all about what Penn State has to offer! Sessions will include a campus tour, academic programs, student resources,college readiness presentations and a chance to meet current student leaders from multicultural student organizations!

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12:00 MO Penn State Multicultural Outreach
12:00 NR College of Nursing Information Session and Tour
12:00 Penn State Multicultural Outreach
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12:00 Schreyer Honors College
12:00 Smeal College of Business
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12:00 UA Exploring Penn State
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12:00 UP College of Nursing Information Session and Tour
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12:00 UP Earth and Mineral Sciences Resources
12:00 UP Eberly College of Science Overview
12:00 UP Exploring Penn State
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12:00 UP Smeal College of Business

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2:00 AB Abington Information Session
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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.

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3:00 Eberly College of Science Pre-Med
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3:00 CM College of Communications Student Panel
3:00 College of Arts and Architecture
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3:00 College of Education
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3:00 Eberly Forensic Science at University Park
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3:00 Eberly Physics at University Park
3:00 Eberly Statistics
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3:00 ER Penn State Behrend Polymer Engineering and Science
3:00 HC Schreyer Honors College
3:00 HH College of Health and Human Development
3:00 NK Radiological Science
3:00 Penn State Behrend Polymer Engineering and Science
3:00 Radiological Science
3:00 SC Eberly Chemistry
3:00 SC Eberly College of Science Astronomy & Astrophysics at University Park
3:00 SC Eberly College of Science Biochemistry
3:00 SC Eberly College of Science Biology
3:00 SC Eberly College of Science Pre-Med
3:00 SC Eberly Forensic Science at University Park
3:00 SC Eberly Mathematics at University Park
3:00 SC Eberly Physics at University Park
3:00 SC Eberly Statistics
3:00 Schreyer Honors College
3:00 SL Radiological Science
3:00 TR University Park Campus Tour
3:00 UA Undergraduate Admissions Information Session
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3:00 UP College of Arts and Architecture
3:00 UP College of Communications Student Panel
3:00 UP College of Education
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3:00 UP College of Health and Human Development
3:00 UP DUS Explore
3:00 UP Eberly Chemistry
3:00 UP Eberly College of Science Astronomy & Astrophysics at University Park
3:00 UP Eberly College of Science Biochemistry
3:00 UP Eberly College of Science Biology
3:00 UP Eberly College of Science Pre-Med
3:00 UP Eberly Forensic Science at University Park
3:00 UP Eberly Mathematics at University Park
3:00 UP Eberly Physics at University Park
3:00 UP Eberly Statistics
3:00 UP Schreyer Honors College
3:00 UP Undergraduate Admissions Information Session
3:00 UP University Park Campus Tour

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4:00 BA Smeal College of Business Student Panel
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4:00 Penn State Behrend Environmental Science
4:00 Penn State Behrend Interdisciplinary Business and Engineering Studies
4:00 Penn State Hazleton -Engineering-Alternative Power
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4:00 SC Eberly College of Science Astronomy & Astrophysics at University Park
4:00 SC Eberly College of Science Biochemistry
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4:00 SC Eberly Forensic Science at University Park
4:00 SC Eberly Mathematics at University Park
4:00 SC Eberly Physics at University Park
4:00 SC Eberly Statistics
4:00 Smeal College of Business Student Panel
4:00 TR University Park Campus Tour
4:00 UA Undergraduate Admissions Information Session
4:00 Undergraduate Admissions Information Session
4:00 University Park Campus Tour
4:00 UP College of Engineering- Aerospace Engineering at University Park
4:00 UP College of Engineering- Agricultural & Biological Engineering at University Park
4:00 UP College of Engineering- Biomedical Engineering at University Park
4:00 UP College of Engineering- Electrical Engineering at University Park
4:00 UP Eberly Chemistry
4:00 UP Eberly College of Science Astronomy & Astrophysics at University Park
4:00 UP Eberly College of Science Biochemistry
4:00 UP Eberly College of Science Biology
4:00 UP Eberly College of Science Pre-Med
4:00 UP Eberly Forensic Science at University Park
4:00 UP Eberly Mathematics at University Park
4:00 UP Eberly Physics at University Park
4:00 UP Eberly Statistics
4:00 UP Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at University Park
4:00 UP Smeal College of Business Student Panel
4:00 UP Undergraduate Admissions Information Session
4:00 UP University Park Campus Tour
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5:00 College of Engineering- Aerospace Engineering at University Park
5:00 College of Engineering- Agricultural & Biological Engineering at University Park
5:00 College of Engineering- Biomedical Engineering at University Park
5:00 College of Engineering- Chemical Engineering at University Park
5:00 College of Engineering- Computer Engineering at University Park
5:00 College of Engineering- Electrical Engineering at University Park
5:00 College of Engineering-Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
5:00 CWC Penn State Behrend Interdisciplinary Business and Engineering Studies
5:00 CWC Penn State Hazleton -Engineering-Alternative Power
5:00 EN College of Engineering- Aerospace Engineering at University Park
5:00 EN College of Engineering- Agricultural & Biological Engineering at University Park
5:00 EN College of Engineering- Biomedical Engineering at University Park
5:00 EN College of Engineering- Chemical Engineering at University Park
5:00 EN College of Engineering- Computer Engineering at University Park
5:00 EN College of Engineering- Electrical Engineering at University Park
5:00 EN College of Engineering-Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at University Park
5:00 ER Penn State Behrend Interdisciplinary Business and Engineering Studies
5:00 HN Penn State Hazleton -Engineering-Alternative Power
5:00 Penn State Behrend Interdisciplinary Business and Engineering Studies
5:00 Penn State Hazleton -Engineering-Alternative Power
5:00 TR University Park Campus Tour
5:00 Transfer Students
5:00 UA Undergraduate Admissions Information Session
5:00 Undergraduate Admissions Information Session
5:00 University Park Campus Tour
5:00 UP College of Engineering- Aerospace Engineering at University Park
5:00 UP College of Engineering- Agricultural & Biological Engineering at University Park
5:00 UP College of Engineering- Biomedical Engineering at University Park
5:00 UP College of Engineering- Chemical Engineering at University Park
5:00 UP College of Engineering- Computer Engineering at University Park
5:00 UP College of Engineering- Electrical Engineering at University Park
5:00 UP College of Engineering-Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at University Park
5:00 UP Undergraduate Admissions Information Session
5:00 UP University Park Campus Tour

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6:00 MO Penn State Multicultural Outreach
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An informational packet for students entering into the Penn State College of Nursing.

Accepted Student Presentation: College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

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Accepted Student Presentation: College of Education

The Penn State College of Education Accepted Student presentation. 

Accepted Student Presentation: College of Engineering

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Accepted Student Presentation: College of Information Sciences and Technology

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Accepted Student Presentation: College of Nursing

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Accepted Student Presentation: Division of Undergraduate Studies

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Accepted Student Virtual Visits

Penn State offers virtual visit experiences to help admitted students with the next steps in the enrollment process, to connect them with Penn State resources and to provide them with a view into student life on a Penn State Campus. 

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Accounting

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

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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 to accurately review international student applications.

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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 Information Session
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. 

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Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and admissions to Penn State for admitted students.

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Advanced Placement (AP) Research

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

Advanced Placement (AP) Seminar

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Advocate Penn State helps the University thrive. We include students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, families, fans, and more. We are thousands strong. We have supporters throughout the Commonwealth, the U.S., and the world. We hope you'll join us, too.

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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)
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Analysis and Approaches

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

Analyzing and Interpeting Literature

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

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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 is available online through MyPennState, the Common Application, or the Coalition Application.

Applicants

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and admissions to Penn State for undergraduate applicants.

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Application Review Process

Penn State receives over 70,000 first-year student applications, so ensure your application is as competitive as possible.

Application Review Process

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

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).

Applications and Interpretation

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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Athletics and Recreation at Penn State

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

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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. 

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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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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB_BS)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMBBK_BS)
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Biological Engineering (BE_BS)
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Biomedical Engineering (BME_BS)
Biomedical Engineering Technology (2BET_AS)

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Business and Management

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Business B.S. (BSBIC_BS)
Business Economics (BECON_BS)
Business Ethics and Society

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Business Law II

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Business Law, Introductory

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Business Math

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The Center for Arts & Crafts offers a variety of non-credit adult art classes throughout the year and children's art camps during the summer. The Ceramics Studio offers classes in wheel-thrown pottery and hand-building techniques. Studio memberships are available during fall and spring semesters. All of our classes are taught by Penn State students majoring in art or art education, graduate students and professional artists.

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The Center for the Performing Arts provides a context, through artistic connections, to the human experience. By bringing artists and audiences together we spark discovery of passion, inspiration, and inner truths. We are a motivator for creative thinking and examination of our relationship with the world.

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The Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (CSGD) provides a comprehensive range of education, information, and advocacy services to students, faculty, staff, and alumni. We work to create and maintain an open, safer, and inclusive environment honoring gender and sexual diversity. Through educational, social, and supportive programming, along with workshops and individual consultation, the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity strives to serve the entire Penn State community. 

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The largest multi-faith center of its kind in the country, The Pasquerilla Spiritual Center is home to the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Development at Penn State. The center offers a welcoming, safe, inclusive environment, and aims to promote an environment of appreciation and respect for religious and spiritual diversity.

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Chemistry

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Chemistry

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Chinese Language

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Communication Arts and Sciences (CASUC_BA)
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Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD_BS)
Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDCA_BS)
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Computer Engineering (CENBC_BS)
Computer Engineering (CMPEN_BS)
Computer Science

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

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Computer Science A

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Computer Science AB

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Computer Science Principles

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Computing

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Computing and Information Technology

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

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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.

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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 from Other Sources (exams)

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

Criminal Justice

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Criminal Justice (2 CJCA_AS)
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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.A. (CRMUC_BA)
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJBS_BS)
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJSAB_BS)
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJSBK_BS)
Criminal Justice B.S. (CRMUC_BS)
Criminology B.A. (CRMBA_BA)
Criminology B.S. (CRMBS_BS)
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Current Students

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

Current Students

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Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOAL_BS)
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOBK_BS)
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOCA_BS)
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOUC_BS)
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOWC_BS)
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CYAOP_BS)

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Data Sciences, Computational Data Sciences (DATSC_BS)
Data Sciences, Statistical Modeling Data Sciences (DTSCS_BS)
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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

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Design Technology

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Digital Arts and Media Design (IDS_BDES)
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Digital Media, Arts, and Technology (DIGIT_BA)
Digital Multimedia Design (DIGMD_BDES)
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Discover Penn State Award

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

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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.

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Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications

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Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications: Accepted Student Presentation

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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)
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Eberly College of Science

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process in the Penn State Eberly College of Science.

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

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Economics

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

Economics

If you have taken Advanced Level (A-Level) 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

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Education (undecided) (ED_PMAJ)
Education 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.

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

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Egypt

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El Salvador

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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 (2ETB_AENGT)
Electrical Engineering Technology (EET_BS)
Electrical Engineering Technology (EETEN_BS)
Electro - Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMET_BS)
Elementary and Early Childhood Education (CEAED_BS)
Elementary Education (ELEM_BELED)
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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

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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

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English: Language and Composition

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

English: Literature and Composition

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Enterprise Technology Integration, B.S. (ETCHI_BS)
Environment and Humanity

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

Environmental Management

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

Environmental Resource Management (ERM_BS)
Environmental Science

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

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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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.

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A guide to the Penn State experience for prospective students and families. Schedule a virtual visit, discover videos demonstrating the Penn State experience on our 20 undergraduate campuses and in our academic colleges, find answers to frequently asked questions and connect with the resources you need to join the Penn State community. 

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Penn State Abington is a residential campus that offers baccalaureate degrees in 21 majors, undergraduate research, the Schreyer honors program, NCAA Division III athletics, and more.

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Discover the Penn State Beaver advantage. 

Explore Penn State Beaver: Out-of-State Brochure

Discover the Penn State Beaver advantage for students who reside outside of Pennsylvania. 

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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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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 Production (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.

Flex Start

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the Flex Start at Penn State.

Food Options at Penn State
Food Science (FDSC_BS)
Food Studies

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

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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 Level (A-Level) 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 - 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

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and Admissions to Penn State.

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

Geography

If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) 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

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

Global

Complete this interest form and we will help you get your Penn State experience 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. 

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

This invite-only program will allow you the opportunity to explore the University Park campus, learn about the vast network of resources for students, and connect with your future academic college in a personalized way.

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)
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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.

Greek Life
Grenada

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

Guyana

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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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 and Human Development Accepted Student Presentation

The College of Health and Human Development Accepted Student Presentation

Health Policy and Administration (HPA_BS)
Health Policy and Administration (HPACA_BS)
Health Policy and Administration (HPAUC_BS)
Health Professions Recreational Services
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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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Regular hours will resume on Monday January 4, 2021. Have a safe and happy holiday.

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The mission of Penn State Homecoming is to celebrate tradition and instill pride in all members of the Penn State family through active engagement of students, alumni, faculty and staff across the community.

Honduras

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

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?
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How to Prepare for College & Admissions Presentation (English)
How to Prepare for College & Admissions Presentation (Spanish)
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How will Penn State make admission decisions without a standardized test score?
How will the LEAP program run for Summer 2021?
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.

Human-Centered Design and Development, B.S (HCDCA_BS)
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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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 indicates that they want to have SAT or ACT scores used in the evaluation of their application for admission, will Penn State superscore?
If a student is admitted and commits to attending Penn State, will they need to submit SAT or ACT exam scores?
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If I can't attend this fall as I have planned, can I defer?
If I can't attend this fall as I have planned, can I defer?
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?
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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

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

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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对于缺少信息状态的中国申请人,此视频将帮助您了解完整的宾州州立大学申请所需要采取的步骤

For Chinese applicants who are in a missing information status, this video will help you understand the steps you need to take to have a completed application for Penn State.

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
Inter-Domain courses

This page provides information on transfer courses that have multiple attributes or have been designated as satisfying Inter-Domain criteria for multiple Knowledge Domains. Inter-Domain courses each demonstrate how two Knowledge Domains speak to one another and how knowledge in one Domain relates to knowledge in another.

International

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and admissions to Penn State for international students.

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

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International Students: I-20 and financial guarantee details
International Video

Get a glimpse of the student life experience with a series of videos showcasing Penn State.

Introduction and Welcome

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Introduction and Welcome

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Introduction and Welcome to Multicultural Outreach

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Introduction and Welcome to Multicultural Outreach

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Introduction and Welcome to S.M.A.R.T

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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 Geography

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

Introduction to Geology

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 Multicultural Outreach
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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.

Invent Penn State

Wherever you are on the entrepreneurial path, Invent Penn State has resources you can use. Our signature programs can help you start up and grow a business, find licensable technologies and investment opportunities, and get to know the Penn State entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Islamic Studies

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

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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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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

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

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

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Journalism (JOURN_BA)
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Kazakhstan

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Kenya

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"Building for the Future”: It’s safe to say that Penn Stater & Former NFL Quarterback Wally Richardson may know a little about Leadership and Success. Would you like to learn about grit, success, and building for the future? If so, suit up and get ready for 4th and long.

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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

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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 (2LHR_AS)
Labor and Human Resources B.A. (LHRBA_BA)
Labor and Human Resources B.S. (LHRBS_BS)
Landing an Internship
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 during either a 10:30 AM or 2:30 PM visitation reservation. Space is limited and approved 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
Latino
Latinx
Law

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

Law and Society (LAWSC_BA)
Leap

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LEAP

The Learning Edge Academic Program (LEAP) is for incoming first-year students accepted to the University Park campus. The program, which runs during Summer Session II, combines small, cohort-based courses with out-of-class programming and peer-mentoring to help students successfully transition to Penn State.

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Lebanon

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Lehigh Valley
Lehigh Valley
Let's Ride
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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.

Linguistics B. A. (LING_BA)
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

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Making a Big School Feel Small
Making Friends at Penn State
Malawi

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Malaysia

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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.

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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 BS. (MEENG_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)
Meet the Ag Advocates
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science (METEO_BS)
Mexico

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Microbiology (MICRB_BS)
Microeconomics, Principles of

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Middle Level Education (MLVED_BS)
Military
Millennium Scholars Program

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process in the Millennium Scholars Program.

Millennium Scholars Program: College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Here's a look at our Millennium Scholars, which range from first-year students to a senior majoring in materials science and engineering who is planning a path to a Ph.D.

Millennium Scholars Program: College of Engineering

The Penn State Millennium Scholars Program is designed for high-achieving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students who will become leaders in their chosen fields and are committed to increasing the diversity of professionals in STEM-related disciplines.

Mining Engineering (MNGE_BS)
Money and Banking

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Mont Alto
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More than a Hashtag

More Than A Hashtag” #SayHerName #ICantBreathe #BLM #BlackLivesMatter #Justice #Racism We have seen all of these, but how much do they matter? What did they change? We are going to discuss ways on how to find who your ally will be on a college campus and beyond. How to cut through the white noise and get into difficult and productive conversations. Your ally should not just post a trendy hashtag on Insta and that be the only thing. Your ally should roll up their sleeves and get dirty with you in the fight against racism.

Morocco

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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)
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Myanmar

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Natural Sciences

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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.

Nepal Studies

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

Netherlands

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New Zealand

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Nicaragua

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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.

Nittany Lion Next Steps

Join the Undergraduate Admissions Office, the Office of Student Aid, New Student Orientation, and Housing and Food Services to learn about everything you need to do should you decide to attend Penn State!

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Nuclear Engineering (NUCE_BS)
Nullam Ligula
Nursing (for Rn's Only) (NURN_BSN)
Nursing (NURS_BSN)
Nursing (Second Degree Option)
Nursing Simulation Laboratory Tour

The Nursing Simulation Laboratory is designed to provide students with hands-on clinical experiences.

Take a closure look by visiting the Sim Lab website.

Nutritional Sciences (NUTR_BS)

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Occupational Therapy (2OTBK_AS)
Occupational Therapy (2OTUC_AS)
Off-Campus & the State College Area
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Oman

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On-Campus Room & Meals
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Penn State Alumni Admissions Volunteers form a crucial piece of the University's recruitment strategy. Get involved today to start sharing your Penn State pride with future Penn Staters.

Opportunity
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Complete this interest form and we will help you get your Penn State experience 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. 

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)
Out-of-State Student Experience

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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.

Parents Program

The Penn State Parents Program welcomes you to the Penn State family. We look forward to supporting you as you support your student. We are here to partner with you to ensure your student's success.

Passion
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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.

Paul Robeson Cultural Center

The Paul Robeson Cultural Center provides programs and support services to encourage and cultivate the appreciation and celebration of the diverse perspectives, experiences, and cultures of many under-represented communities at Penn State.

Paul Robeson Cultural Center & Multicultural Resource Center

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How do thousands of individual "me’s" turn into a powerful "us," all to make the world a better place?

Penn State - Educational Value

There are literally hundreds of reasons to choose Penn State. Among the many reasons you might consider Penn State, one stands out: high-quality academics.

Penn State - Get Involved

Penn State offers top-tier academic programs, opportunities for research and engaged scholarship, and a wide range of organizations and activities combine for an experience that is distinctly Penn State. 

Penn State - We Are 101

The most important piece of every “We Are” is the spirit of community behind it. 

Penn State 2+2 brochure

Choose to study at one of our 20 campuses for your first two years and then finish your degree at another campus with the 2+2 plan.

Penn State Abington

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Abington. 

Penn State Abington - The Moment

With the option of completing one of eighteen undergraduate majors at Abington or starting 160+ majors here and completing them at University Park, you will feel the power of community. Seize your moment today, at Penn State Abington.

Penn State Abington - Tour Lions Gate Residence Hall

Lions Gate is Penn State Abington's first residence hall located just off campus. Take a video tour with one of Lions Gate's Resident Assistants!

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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.

Penn State Admissions Multicultural Outreach-FAQ

Penn State Admissions Multicultural Outreach staff and current students answer questions from prospective students about student life and becoming part of the Penn State community.

Penn State Altoona

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Altoona. 

Penn State Altoona - Academics

A brief overview of the academic programs and opportunities available at Penn State Altoona with Dr. Peter Hopsicker, associate dean for Academic Affairs.

Penn State Altoona - Admissions Presentation

Learn about Penn State Altoona and the Admissions process with Cassandra Lewis, a member of our Admissions team.

Penn State Altoona - Athletics

Learn about opportunities available in NCAA Division III athletics, club sports, intramurals, and recreational activities at Penn State Altoona from Brent Baird, director of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Penn State Altoona - Diversity and Inclusion

Learn about diversity and inclusion initiatives at Penn State Altoona with Sue Patterson, director of Student Diversity and Inclusion Programming.

Penn State Altoona - Financial Aid Presentation

An overview of Penn State's financial aid process and resources with David Pearlman, director of Financial Aid at Penn State Altoona.

Penn State Altoona - Health and Wellness

Mental Health Outreach Coordinator Jessica Mock and Student Disability Resources Coordinator Mandi Ronan offer an overview of services and resources provided by Penn State Altoona's Health and Wellness Center.

Penn State Altoona - Student Affairs

Learn about all that Student Affairs has to offer at Penn State Altoona with Dani Fry, associate director of Student Affairs.

Penn State Altoona - Student Experience

Whether you make Penn State Altoona your home for 2 or 4 years, you’ll be part of a supportive community where you can excel in the classroom, build relationships with faculty, and meet some of your best friends.

Penn State Altoona - Virtual Tour

Rachel Fowkes, a Penn State Altoona alumna and current employee, takes you on a virtual tour of our campus.

Penn State Altoona - Welcome

More than 3,000 students call Penn State Altoona home. With its 23 degrees, 60+ student clubs, NCAA Division III athletics, and two campus locations, Penn State Altoona is an exciting living and learning community.

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Penn State Altoona -2+2 Success Story

Alum Christy Shields, now a meteorologist with WTAJ-TV in Altoona, PA, shares her experiences as a 2+2 student at Penn State Altoona and University Park

Penn State Alumni Admissions Volunteer Code of Conduct

A set of standards and ideals demonstrated by all alumni admissions volunteers.

Penn State Beaver

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Beaver. 

Penn State Beaver - Campus Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Penn State Beaver campus. 

Penn State Beaver (4yr)
Penn State Behrend

More than 4,600 undergraduate and graduate students call Penn State Behrend home. With its 40-plus degrees, 120 student clubs, NCAA Division III athletics, and an 854-acre campus, Penn State Behrend is an exciting living and learning community.

Penn State Behrend

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in startingthe admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Behrend. 

Penn State Behrend - Exceptional Faculty

Penn State Behrend's faculty-to-student ratio is 1:15, and our faculty members are accomplished instructors, providing students with a personalized learning experience.

Penn State Behrend - Find Your Place

A playlist of informative videos for students with an offer of admission to Penn State Behrend.

Penn State Behrend - Student Life

With more than 120 clubs and student organizations as well as dozens of concerts, speakers, and other special events held on campus every year, there are always plenty of things to do and opportunities to get involved at Penn State Behrend.

Penn State Behrend (4yr)
Penn State Behrend Accepted Student Presentation

Admissions Counselor Katie Patterson introduces accepted students to Penn State Behrend programs, activities, and the next steps in the acceptance process.

Penn State Berks

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in start ing the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Berks. 

Penn State Berks - Accepted Student Presentation

At Penn State Berks we are often asked "Why do you love Berks?" It's impossible to name just one thing- there are so many amazing aspects to our campus. But when it comes down to it WE LOVE OUR STUDENTS! And we want to give future Penn Staters the opportunity to learn what it's like to be a student at Berks inside and outside of the classroom.

Penn State Berks - Campus Life

At Penn State Berks Students participate in a vibrant and active community. 

Penn State Berks - Housing

Get to know the Penn State Berks community by exploring the on-campus student living options. 

Penn State Berks (4yr)
Penn State Brandywine

Penn State students share how their experience at Penn State Brandywine helped them to achieve their goals. 

Penn State Brandywine

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Brandywine. 

Penn State Brandywine - Experiences

We asked a few of our first-year students and their parents about starting college and moving to campus. See how their answers compare!

Penn State Brandywine - Featured Brandywinners Playlist

What’s a Brandywinner? An involved Penn State Brandywine community member with notable achievements.

Penn State Brandywine (4yr)
Penn State Brandywine- Four-year Engineering

Through a consortium consisting of Penn State Brandywine, Abington, and Great Valley, undergraduate engineering students in the Philadelphia region can now complete their baccalaureate degrees in engineering without leaving the area.

Penn State Brandywine: Accepted Student Admissions Panel

Join our Admissions and Financial Aid teams along with faculty, staff, and current students to learn more about Penn State Brandywine. This webinar is for students who have been offered admission to Brandywine for the 2020-2021 school year.

Penn State Brandywine: Accepted Student- Athletic Panel

Join our Admissions and Financial Aid teams along with faculty, staff, and current students to learn more about Penn State Brandywine. This webinar is for students who have been offered admission to Brandywine for the 2020-2021 school year.

Penn State Brandywine: Accepted Student Faculty Panel

Join our Admissions and Financial Aid teams along with faculty, staff, and current students to learn more about Penn State Brandywine. This webinar is for students who have been offered admission to Brandywine for the 2020-2021 school year.

Penn State Brandywine: Accepted Student- Student Panel

Join our Admissions and Financial Aid teams along with faculty, staff, and current students to learn more about Penn State Brandywine. This webinar is for students who have been offered admission to Brandywine for the 2020-2021 school year.

Penn State Brandywine: Chancellor Message

"I can empathize with how difficult this change has been—both as a chancellor and as a parent." — Chancellor Marilyn J. Wells

Penn State Brandywine-Communication Arts and Sciences

The Communication Arts and Sciences program at Penn State Brandywine is designed to help students develop the skills necessary to communicate effectively in the contemporary workplace.

Penn State Campus Resources

Connect to prospective and admitted student resources at any of Penn State's 20 undergraduate campus locations.

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 College of Agricultural Sciences: Accepted Student Presentation

Information for students with an offer of admission to the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences.

Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences: Brochure

An overview of the opportunities available in the College of Agricultural Science

Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences: Timeline

A timeline for high school students interested in the College of Agricultural Science.

Penn State College of Arts and Architecture: School of Music

Get a sense of the exceptional facilities in the Penn State School of Music by taking a quick tour. 

Penn State College of Arts and Architecture: Stuckeman School

Get a sense of the exciting experiences that happen in the Penn State Stuckeman School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Graphic Design  by taking a quick tour. 

Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences: Accepted Student Presentation

Information for students admitted into the Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.

Penn State College of Education: Accepted Student Presentation

Information for students with an offer of admission to the Penn State College of Education

Penn State College of Engineering: Aerospace Engineering

Learn all about aerospace engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Architectural Engineering

Learn all about Architectural Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Biological Engineering

Learn all about Biological Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering

Learn all about Biomedical Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Chemical Engineering

Learn all about Chemical Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Civil Engineering

Learn all about Civil Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Computer Engineering

Learn all about Computer Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Computer Science

Learn all about Computer Science, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Data Sciences

Learn all about Data Sciences, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Electrical Engineering

Learn all about Electrical Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Engineering Science

Learn all about Engineering Science, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Experience

The student experience in the Penn State College of Engineering is described by Megan Vareha.

Penn State College of Engineering: Industrial Engineering

Learn all about Industrial Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Majors

Learn all about engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering

Learn all about Mechanical Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Nuclear Engineering

Learn all about Nuclear Engineering, the undergraduate experience, career pathways, and the latest advancements in the industry from students, faculty, and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering.

Penn State College of Engineering: Top Questions Brochure

The Penn State College of Engineering explores the core questions you should consider when you are thinking of becoming an Engineer.

Penn State College of Engineering: We Are

Two Penn State College of Engineering students share their experiences.

Penn State College of Health and Human Development: Accepted Student Presentation

Information for students with an offer of admission to the Penn State College of Health and Human Development.

Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology

Students in Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology describe the college and the opportunities it provides.

Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology: Accepted Student Presentation

Information for students with an offer of admission to the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology.

Penn State College of Nursing: Accepted Student Presentation

Information for students with an offer of admission to the Penn State College of Nursing.

Penn State College of the Liberal Arts: Accepted Student Presentation

Information for students with an offer of admission to the Penn State College of the Liberal Arts.

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 Division of Undergraduate Studies: Accepted Student Presentation

Information for students with an offer of admission to the Penn State Division of Undergraduate Studies.

Penn State DuBois

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State DuBois. 

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Penn State DuBois -My Future

Here is the ticket to my future at Penn State DuBois.

Penn State Eberly College of Science: Chemistry Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Chemistry Department Whitmore Lab within the Penn State Eberly College of Science.

Penn State Eberly College of Science: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Whether you’ve dreamed of studying medicine or forensics, want to combine science and business, or would just prefer get a broad education in science— we have a program that could be right for you.

Penn State Eberly College of Science: Life Sciences

Are you fascinated by the basis of life and living things? Life scientists investigate the structure and function of living things, ranging from small things like molecules to whole living ecosystems.

Penn State Eberly College of Science: Mathematical Sciences

Think math is just counting and equations? Today, math and statistics are crucial tools in science, engineering, and digital computing.

Penn State Eberly College of Science: Physical Sciences

Are you interested in matter, energy, and their interactions? A degree in one of our physical sciences majors might be right for you!

Penn State Eberly College of Science: Premedical-Medical

The Penn State Premedical-Medical (PMM) Program is an accelerated seven year program with three years of undergraduate study at Penn State followed by four years at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. 

Penn State Eberly College of Science: Science Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Science Complex within the Penn State Eberly College of Science.

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: Transfer Students

Each year, thousands of transfer students apply to Penn State to continue their academic career. Join these students and the Penn State community by earning your degree at one of our 20 undergraduate campuses.

Penn State Fayette

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Fayette. 

Penn State Fayette - Family

Small class sizes, an inclusive dynamic, and personalized academic support are just some of the reasons why Penn State Fayette feels like family.

Penn State Fayette - Hands-on Learning

Learn about our Nursing program, known for small class sizes, state-of-the-science technology, and hands-on learning experiences.

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Penn State Greater Allegheny

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Greater Allegheny. 

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Penn State Harrisburg

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Harrisburg. 

Penn State Harrisburg - Accepting your offer

Information regarding the next steps for accepting your offer of admission for students admitted to Penn State Harrisburg.

Penn State Harrisburg - Financial Aid

Penn State Harrisburg presents information on completing the steps to access financial aid resources. 

Penn State Harrisburg - Honors Program

The Penn State Harrisburg honors program provides students with opportunities to grow their academic experience.

Penn State Harrisburg - Student Life

Penn State Harrisburg students are part of an active and engaged community. 

Penn State Harrisburg - WE ARE PENN STATE

Students at Penn State Harrisburg are part of a strong and supportive community.

Penn State Harrisburg - Welcome

Penn State Harrisburg welcomes students and families to a virtual visit.

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.

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Penn State Hazleton

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Hazleton. 

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Penn State Health

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.

The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned with Select Medical), based in Hershey, Pa., as well as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations. The system also has jointly owned health care providers, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.

Penn State Housing, Food Services and Residence Life

Join Penn State Housing, Food Services and Residence Life to learn about everything you need to do should you decide to attend Penn State!

Penn State International - Arabic Language Version

Each year, thousands of transfer students apply to Penn State to continue their academic career. Join these students and the Penn State community by earning your degree at one of our 20 undergraduate campuses.

Penn State International -Chinese Language Version

Each year, thousands of transfer students apply to Penn State to continue their academic career. Join these students and the Penn State community by earning your degree at one of our 20 undergraduate campuses.

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Penn State Learning

Penn State Learning is a multi-disciplinary academic assistance program that is staffed by peer tutors who are themselves undergraduates, by scholars in residence who are content experts in their respective fields, and by professional and administrative staff members.

Penn State Learning supports individual and group tutoring, learning community development, and collaborative projects with academic departments to assess learning and improve academic assistance resources for undergraduates. 

Penn State Lehigh Valley

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Lehign Valley. 

Penn State Lehigh Valley - Resources

Manpreet Singh, current business student, gives a tour of some campus resources like, the Learning Center, Library, Multimedia Innovation Center, Career Services, and Fitness Center.

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Penn State Majors

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

Penn State Majors
Penn State Mont Alto

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Mont Alto. 

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Penn State Mont Alto: Accept Student Presentation

Information for students who have received an offer of admission to Penn State Mont Alto.

Penn State Mont Alto: Student Aid Presentation

Student Aid information for students who have received an offer of admission to Penn State Mont Alto.

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

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State New Kensington. 

Penn State New Kensington - According to Recent Graduates

Recent graduates say how they describe Penn State New Kensington.

Penn State New Kensington - Campus Tour

We are Penn State New Kensington, and you're going to love it here! Learn about the campus' academic programs, student life and more.

Penn State New Kensington (4yr)
Penn State New Student Orientation

Penn State New Student Orientation programs aim to provide you and those who support you with programs and services that assist your successful academic, social, and personal transition to, and through, the University.

Penn State Outdoor Orientation Programs: Aurora

AURORA offers new students a distinct entrance into Penn State. In this session, you’ll meet upperclassmen AURORA leaders who’ll share how to meet other first-year students during a fun, relaxed outdoor expedition that is a 3-credit class.

Penn State Paul Robeson Cultural Center PRCC

A message from the Penn State Paul Robeson Cultural Center (PRCC).

Penn State Premedical-Medical Program

The Penn State Premedical-Medical (PMM) Program is an accelerated seven year program with three years of undergraduate study at Penn State followed by four years at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. 

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

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Schuylkill. 

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Penn State Scranton

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Scranton. 

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Penn State Shenango

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Shenango. 

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Penn State SMART Events

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

Penn State Smeal College Business: Undergraduate Experience

Build the foundation for a successful future as a student in the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Highly ranked by employers, the Smeal undergraduate experience is enhanced by numerous involvement opportunities and extensive corporate connections.

Penn State Student Aid

Penn State Undergraduate Admissions with the Office of Student Aid shares information about the Student Aid process at Penn State.

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 Undergraduate Admissions Multicultural Outreach

A message from Penn State Undergraduate Admissions Multicultural Outreach.

Penn State University Park

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State University Park. 

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Penn State University Park Academic College Resources

Connect to prospective and admitted student resources at any of the Penn State University Park Academic Colleges.

Penn State University Park From Above
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 University Park Virtual Tour

Join Penn State student tour guides to "tour" the University Park campus. This special virtual tour features building interiors, including two residence hall rooms and a dining commons. Other popular campus locations will be featured as well.

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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

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. 

Penn State Wilkes-Barre (4yr)
Penn State Wilkes-Barre: Campus Tour

Take a tour of campus and get to know a few of the students from the Penn State Wilkes-Barre community. 

Penn State World Campus

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in start ing the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State World Campus. 

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Penn State York

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process at Penn State York. 

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Penn State: Learning Edge Academic Program (LEAP)

LEAP is available to first-year students in the summer session at the University Park campus and is a great introduction to Penn State. 

Penn State: First-Year

Learn how Penn State will help you run your future. This brochure showcases important details for first-year Penn State applicants, including information about the application timeline, our 20 undergraduate campuses, and our 275+ academic programs.

Penn State: International Students

Explore the opportunities available for international students to study at Penn State. Learn more about our 20 undergraduate campuses and how a Penn State education can set you up for success.

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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Pharmacology and Toxicology (TOX_BS)
Phenomenally Latina (Female) Workshop
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)
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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)
Polymer Engineering and Science, B.S. (PES_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 Program
Premedical-Medical (accelerated Program) (PMM_BS)
Premedicine (PM_BS)
Presidential Leadership Academy

We should all be able to listen to all sides of an issue, to sense the willingness to move forward, and to take that step, and make a decision. As leaders, our aim needs to be to do what we believe is right.

- Dr. Eric Barron, President, Penn State University

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.

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Program Brochure: Accounting

Accounting is often referred to as “the language of business.” As such, accountants develop and interpret financial data required for decision-making by managers, investors, regulators, and other stakeholders.

Program Brochure: Actuarial Science

The Actuarial Science major at Smeal prepares students for careers in insurance, consulting, finance, and government agencies that demand quantitative and qualitative skills.

Program Brochure: African American Studies

This major helps students achieve a critical understanding of the forms of knowledge, culture, and social organization that African-Americans have produced, and of the social conditions that have supported and constrained this work. 

Program Brochure: African Studies

The major in African studies is a multidisciplinary program designed to offer students the opportunity to develop their understanding of various aspects of the African continent, including its socioeconomic conditions and global relations. The program utilizes historical, cultural, geographical, economic, and political approaches to equip students with skills to undertake research on issues pertinent to Africa and to prepare themselves for careers in a range of professions as well for post-graduate studies.

Program Brochure: Anthropological Science

The Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropological Science provides the opportunity to develop a strong foundation in anthropological theory, research methods, quantification, and laboratory science.

Program Brochure: Anthropology

Anthropology is a holistic scientific discipline having links to the humanities. Anthropologists document, describe, and explain the physical and cultural differences of societies, both past and present. Anthropology sees the individual as part of a larger social order that both impinges upon and is molded by those who belong to it. Anthropology investigates how cultures interact and relate within specific economic, political, and ecological frameworks over time.

Program Brochure: Asian Studies

The major in African studies is a multidisciplinary program designed to offer students the opportunity to develop their understanding of various aspects of the African continent, including its socioeconomic conditions and global relations. The program utilizes historical, cultural, geographical, economic, and political approaches to equip students with skills to undertake research on issues pertinent to Africa and to prepare themselves for careers in a range of professions as well for post-graduate studies.

Program Brochure: Chinese

The major in Chinese is designed to develop skills in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing Chinese, as well as to promote an understanding of the diverse literatures, cultures, and traditions of the Chinese-speaking world, ranging from China itself to Chinese-speaking America

Program Brochure: Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies is concerned with the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean world, including the ancient Greeks, Romans, and the peoples of Egypt and the Near East. The study of these civilizations includes their languages and literatures, history and politics, religion and mythologies, philosophies, and material culture.

Program Brochure: Communications Arts and Sciences

This major helps students better understand and analyze how people communicate in order to influence others and impact the world around them. The ability to communicate effectively in personal, social, professional, and multicultural situations is an essential skill in modern society.

Program Brochure: Comparative Literature

Designed for students who want to study literature with an interdisciplinary and global perspective, the major in Comparative Literature crosses the boundaries of geography, time, nationalities, languages, and cultures. The world of literature taught draws upon readings from the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, and from many historical periods. 

Program Brochure: Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship

CIENT majors think of creative ways to breathe life into existing product lines or taking advantage of technology to lead a division into new business offerings or new business segments.

Program Brochure: Criminology

This major provides students with a broadly based liberal education focused on the understanding and analysis of crime and justice systems.

Program Brochure: Economics

This major is designed for those who seek a broad understanding of the operation of the economic system and training in the methods and uses of economic analysis.

Program Brochure: Education and Public Policy

EPP is an undergraduate major in the Department of Education Policy Studies for students who are interested in an education/policy related occupation but not necessarily teaching or administration jobs.

Program Brochure: Elementary and Early Childhood Education

Stand out in the crowd! One size does not fit all when it comes to preparing for a teaching career in the 21st century. At Penn State, you’ll work with knowledgeable faculty and staff to customize your Pre-K-4 program.

Program Brochure: Energy Business and Finance

Energy Business and Finance has a highly innovative interdisciplinary curriculum, with core courses in energy and related fields; foundation courses in science and mathematics; and training in business, economics, and finance.

Program Brochure: Energy Engineering

This exciting and unique major is the first of its kind in the country, exploring both the development of alternative sources of energy and conventional fossil fuels. Students study engineering fundamentals, renewable energy, and electrochemical engineering, as well as professional electives in business, finance, and management.

Program Brochure: English

Majors explore the imaginative and practical uses of English through courses in literature, writing, rhetoric, and language. They develop perspectives on human nature and cultural values through American, British, and other English literatures; they learn how to gather, analyze, synthesize, and communicate information; they gain mastery over their language.

Program Brochure: Environmental Systems Engineering

Students in this unique interdisciplinary curriculum study the critical environmental, safety, and health issues associated with the energy and mineral industries. They also study the safe and healthful design of industrial systems so that workers and the environment are protected from potential high risks.

Program Brochure: Finance

Finance focuses on how individuals and business organizations raise money and capital, and how those resources are allocated among competing investment and consumption opportunities. 

Program Brochure: French and Francophone Studies

The B.A. major in French and Francophone Studies encourages students to develop fluency in the language as well as an appreciation of francophone literature and culture. The major can also help to prepare students for interdisciplinary professional careers in which a knowledge of a foreign language is useful.

Program Brochure: Geography

Geographers’ careers include but are not limited to planning, environmental consulting, sustainability, policy analysis, demographics, cartography, remote sensing, and geovisualization. They work for government agencies, non-profit and educational institutions, and industry.

Program Brochure: Geosciences

The majors offered in the Department of Geosciences are aimed at those of you who are passionate about understanding the Earth’s past and securing its future.

Program Brochure: German

German Studies is an interdisciplinary academic sub-field of the Humanities concerned with the languages, literatures, arts, and politics of German-speaking communities in Europe and across the world. 

Program Brochure: Global and International Studies

The interdisciplinary major in Global and International Studies is intended to prepare students for lives and careers in a world that is increasingly interdependent. It reflects a "One World" concept that emphasizes the importance of global perspectives, foreign language study, and education or working experience abroad.

Program Brochure: History

This major provides a broad introduction to the history of the great civilizations of the world and specific areas of historical inquiry. Centered in one of the basic, traditional disciplines, the History major offers invaluable preparation for students interested in a career in government, international relations, law, or librarianship, as well as essential training for those interested in a professional career as an academic or public historian, archivist, or secondary school teacher.

Program Brochure: International Politics

This major, administered within the Department of Political Science, is designed to provide students with a broad, comprehensive education in international politics by offering students options in International Relations, International Political Economy, and Security Studies.

Program Brochure: Italian

The major offers training in the skills required for fluency in Italian and knowledge in Italian culture, civilization, and literature. Its aim is to open to the student both the traditions of one of the major formative components of the Western world and the continuing vitality of modern Italian and Italian-American life.

Program Brochure: Japanese

The Japanese major is designed for students who want to develop proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Japanese, and acquire profound knowledge of Japanese culture, history, and civilization in the context of East Asia.

Program Brochure: Labor and Human Resources

This major permits students to undertake a study of work and the employment relationship in the context of a liberal arts education. A broad foundation of theoretical and professional knowledge is provided through a multidisciplinary approach. 

Program Brochure: Latin American Studies

This interdisciplinary major is designed for students who want a basic understanding of Latin America.

Program Brochure: Linguistics

This major would allow students to receive a BA degree in Linguistics. Linguistics, which is the study of language as a structural, cognitive, historical, and cultural phenomenon, intersects with many different academic disciplines and career paths. Linguists study how people acquire their knowledge of a language (or multiple languages), how this knowledge interacts with other cognitive processes, and how best to model this knowledge.

Program Brochure: Management

Organizations need leaders—people who can effectively manage organizations and the people in them, as well as develop and implement strategies that will lead to success. Management majors find positions in all industries including professional services and consulting, consumer products, insurance, manufacturing, banking, retail, and more.

Program Brochure: Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems (MIS) lives in the space that intersects technology and business. Our graduates create and use technology tools to improve and benefit businesses.

Program Brochure: Marketing

Penn State Smeal Marketing offers an education balancing the timeless foundations of marketing with leading-edge concepts and tools, connecting theory and practice to enable better business decisions, in a diverse and collaborative environment.

Program Brochure: Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering is the perfect major to prepare you to contribute to building solutions for a better world. Engineered materials impact our lives every day. The development of new materials and the design of new devices and systems make possible the technologies that we enjoy.

Program Brochure: Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

Our renowned Meteorology and Atmospheric Science program, which is one of the oldest and largest in the nation, spans all areas of the atmospheric sciences. The strength department lies in the diverse knowledge and reputation of our faculty for both teaching and research, and the array of opportunities for students to engage in research projects and extracurricular activities that provide community outreach.

Program Brochure: Middle Level Education

The middle level certification program has three hallmark characteristics: a strong linkage between campus courses and area schools; the integrated nature of professional coursework; and a social justice orientation that prepares middle level teachers who can address the unique needs of early adolescents.

Program Brochure: Mining Engineering

Mining provides the mineral and energy resources for society, including coal, metallic ores, bauxite, phosphates, and salt, as well as the basic building products such as gravel, limestone, and stone that are essential to the nation’s highways, power plants, bridges, and building foundations. Mining engineers are seeking ways to extract essential raw materials without causing undue disturbance to the environment, as well as to prevent pollution and reclaim land mined in the past.

Program Brochure: Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering program provides an up-to-date understanding of all phases of the petroleum and natural gas industry built on a strong foundation of basic science and engineering theory and practice.

Program Brochure: Philosophy

Philosophy is the oldest of the liberal arts, and is often defined simply as the love of wisdom. Philosophy is at the core of the liberal arts tradition and provided the foundation for the modern university, yet it remains highly relevant to life in technologically complex, diverse, global, information driven societies such as our own.

Program Brochure: Political Science

Political science is one of the social sciences. It is the study of systems of governance and governmental institutions, political activity, political thought, and political behavior. Political science draws from many other academic disciplines, including economics, law, sociology, history, philosophy, geography, psychology, and anthropology.

Program Brochure: Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of thought, behavior, and experience. Many people associate psychology with psychological therapy and the practice of clinical psychology. There are also many other important areas of scientific psychology, such as cognitive, developmental, industrial/organizational, and social psychology. 

Program Brochure: Rehabilitation and Human Services

As the first Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) Program in the United States, this major has a distinguished and long history of training baccalaureate-level practitioners to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.

Program Brochure: Risk Management

This rigorous program of study is designed to prepare students for careers in risk management, or risk analysis (including enterprise risk management and real estate), and government agencies that demand quantitative and qualitative skills needed to meet modern risk assessment requirements.

Program Brochure: Russian

Russian Studies is an interdisciplinary sub-field of the Humanities and Slavic Studies that pertains to linguistics, literature, arts, history, politics, and more.

Program Brochure: Secondary Education

This major prepares students who want to become English, Math, Science, or Social Studies teachers in middle and high schools.

Program Brochure: Social Data Analytics

Social Data Analytics is an interdisciplinary major that prepares students to participate in both a research environment where “big data” is a major source of insight into social and political processes, and an economy increasingly organized around data analytics.

Program Brochure: Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of social behavior and human social groups from individual families to nations. Sociology focuses on the ways that social environments, such as family, neighborhood, school, and society influence individuals’ life options, advantages and disadvantages.

Program Brochure: Spanish

Spanish is the native language of nearly 500 million people, making it the second-most widely spoken language in the world. It is an official language in 21 countries, each with a rich history and culture that are reflected in the grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation of this one language in its many dialectal variations.

Program Brochure: Special Education

Make a difference. Change the world for students with disabilities, one child at a time.

Program Brochure: Student Reference Guide

A student reference guide providing a sample academic plan for the first four semesters in the Smeal College of Business.

Program Brochure: Supply Chain and Information Systems

A supply chain encompasses business functions and enterprises interconnected by resource flows of goods, services, information, and funds. Supply chain management spans these interconnected networks to acquire, produce, and deliver goods and services in our global economy.

Program Brochure: Women's Studies

This interdisciplinary major is designed to develop a broad understanding of the study of women and women's perspectives in all areas of academic scholarship. 

Program Brochure: World Languages Education

While Penn State has the resources of a large university, the WL ED major offers students a small college experience in which they progress through courses, study abroad, and have field experiences as a cohort, closely guided throughout the experience by program faculty.

Program Information

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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)
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Prospective Student Virtual Visits

Penn State offers virtual visit experiences to help guide prospective students through the admissions process. Virtual visit experiences connect prospective students to Penn State resources and provide students with a view of the opportunities available at any of our 20 undergraduate campus locations.

Prospective Students

Instructions for submitting course syllabi for applicants who have not yet been 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

Próximos pasos para aplicar a Penn State

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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 Placement (AP), 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 Level (A-Level) exams, 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. (PYSBK_BA)
Psychology B.S. (PYSBK_BS)
Psychology B.S. (PYSUC_BS)
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)
Radiological Sciences at Penn State New Kensington

Penn State New Kensington's Radiological Sciences Program is a comprehensive academic and clinical-based curriculum.

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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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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)
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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

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

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.

School of Music: Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Penn State School of Music and explore some of the world-class facilities.

Schreyer Honors College

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Schreyer Honors College

An accepted student program for newly admitted students into the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State.

Schreyer Honors College

Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process in the Schreyer Honors College.

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

Schreyer Honors College Virtual Accepted Student Program

An accepted student program for newly admitted students into the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State.

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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)

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

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.

Sending Official Transcripts to Penn State

Information regarding submitting official transcripts from other institutions.

Service & Leadership

Do you want to make a difference? Learn how to be a leader? Develop skills that will help you find a job? Create lasting connections? Check out all of the service and leadership opportunities in Student Affairs.

Servicios de Apoyo para Estudiantes Latinx

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

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Students share their pride and excitement about becoming part of the Penn State community. 

Shaver's Creek Environmental Center

Shaver’s Creek is committed to extending Penn State’s Outreach mission of instruction, service, and research. Through quality programs, we teach, model, and provide the knowledge, values, skills, experiences, and dedication that enable individuals and communities to achieve and maintain harmony between human activities and the natural systems that support all living species.

 
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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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Find information and online resources for prospective students interested in starting the admissions process and admitted students who are taking the next steps in the enrollment process in the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

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

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Smeal College of Business - Accepted Student Presentation

Information for students with an offer of admission into the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

Smeal College of Business - Experience

Students in the Smeal College of Business describe their academic journey.

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Smeal College of Business Majors - Accounting

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

Smeal College of Business Majors - Actuarial Science

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

Smeal College of Business Majors - Corporate Innovation and Entrepreurship

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

Smeal College of Business Majors - Enterprise Risk Management

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

Smeal College of Business Majors - Finance

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

Smeal College of Business Majors - Management

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

Smeal College of Business Majors - Management Information Systems

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

Smeal College of Business Majors - Marketing

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

Smeal College of Business Majors - Real Estate

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

Smeal College of Business Majors - Supply Chain and Information Systems

Smeal four-year bachelor’s degree programs cover critical areas of today’s modern business world and allow you to tailor your academic experience to your unique goals. 

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SMS Terms and Conditions

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

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Social Justice Experience

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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)
Somos Penn State Berks

¡Somos Penn State Berks! Tenemos profesores quien hablan español, y múltiplos programas y clubs para estudiantes hispanos. ¡Bienvenidos a la institución de Penn State!

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 - Literature

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

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.

Spanish with Writing - Level 1

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

Spanish with Writing - Level 2

If you have taken College-Level Exam Program (CLEP) exams, 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.

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Spring Session 2021 Update
Spring Virtual Programs
Stand for State

Have you ever witnessed something that you knew wasn’t right, but you didn’t know how to step in and stop it? Our bystander intervention program teaches you how to take action because everyone plays a role in watching out for each other and we all deserve to be safe. At Stand for State, we empower students to step in when it counts.

Starting Strong in Classes at Penn State
Starting Undecided & Changing your Major
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Complete this interest form and we will help you get your Penn State experience 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. 

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 1: Choose Your Application Method
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Step 2: Access the Application and Review Important Dates
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Step 5: Submit Your Application
Step 6: Check Your Application Status in MyPennState
Step 6: Check Your Application Status in MyPennState
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Step 6: Submit Required Application Materials
Step 7: Check Your Application Status in MyPennState
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Step 8: Receive Your Admission Decision
Steps to Apply

Follow these steps to complete your Penn State application.

Steps to Apply
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 Activities

The Office of Student Activities cultivates student learning by fostering exploration, community engagement and development through educational and experiential opportunities.

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 Disability Resources

Penn State has a disability services office at every Penn State campus that provides accommodations and services for students with disabilities. Each designated office

  • requests and maintains disability-related documents
  • certifies eligibility for services
  • determines and develops plans for reasonable accommodations such as academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, and/or services
Student Employment at Penn State
Student Engagement Network

By enabling even more students to have transformative experiences, the Student Engagement Network is helping to make Penn State a more vibrant place to live, learn, and grow. The network, which launched in 2017, is a comprehensive initiative across twenty-four campuses that connects students with curricular and co-curricular opportunities such as research, student organization involvement, community leadership, study abroad, internships, arts and performances, and more. Out-of-classroom learning accelerates students’ development and enhances their preparation for life after graduation.

Student Life

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

Student Organizations

Student organizations have proven to have a significant impact on a college students' experience. Student organizations offer opportunities to learn, engage in multiple communities, and of course, to have some fun!

Student Organizations Panel

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Student Organizations: Dance Organizations

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Student Organizations: Greek Life

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Student Organizations: Multicultural Organizations

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Student Programming Association

The Student Programming Association (SPA) is a student run organization that exists to serve the student body by providing diverse activities, programming assistance and resources, which enhance a student's overall co-curricular experience. Activities comprise of concerts, novelty events, and lectures, all funded by Penn State University’s student-initiated fee.

Student Spotlight
Student Stories
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

Studying Abroad
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Submit your nonrefundable deposit.
Submitting Your Penn State Story
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 2021

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the 2021 Summer Session at Penn State. 

Summer Programs

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

Summer Session 2021 Update
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Supply Chain and Information Systems (SCIS_BS)
Surveying Engineering (SURE_BS)
Sustainability Institute

Penn State sees sustainability as starting with people. The goal of sustainability is to create a holistic approach to human health, economy, and happiness. A stable and clean environment is an important part of that vision; but so, too, are issues like ending poverty, creating dynamic community infrastructure, and guaranteeing gender equity. Only with all of these components can we guarantee a sustainable future for all people.

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.

System Maintenance: Tues. Dec 17 5:00 - 7:00 AM.

Penn State will be undergoing regular system maintenance on Tuesday, December 17 between 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. During this time some Undergraduate Admissions Services may be unavailable. All service will resume by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday. December 17.

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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.

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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 and Media Industries (TELCM)
Test-Optional

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the Test-optional evaluation process. Students applying for admission to Penn State for the summer or fall terms through 2023 will have the option of having SAT/ACT scores included in their evaluation for admission. 

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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.

The Behrend College
The Classroom Experience

Have you ever wondered how humans came to have hair with different colors and textures? Have you ever wanted to say something to someone about their race and culture but did not know if you would offend them? If you find yourself thinking about these kinds of questions, we are going to give you an opportunity to experience a Penn State class before you enroll.

The Learning Edge Academic Program (LEAP)

This session provides an overview of the Learning Edge Academic Program (LEAP). Now in its 26th year, LEAP is an academic summer program open to all incoming first-year students at the University Park campus.

The Rock Ethics Institute

The Rock Ethics Institute (REI) promotes engaged ethics research and ethical leadership from its home in Penn State's College of the Liberal Arts.

A world leader in cultivating collaborative approaches to emerging ethical challenges that span traditional fields, the REI regularly collaborates with national and international organizations, as well as other institutes and centers at Penn Staet and local community partners.

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)
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THON

THON is a student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer. Our mission is to provide emotional and financial support, spread awareness, and ensure funding for critical research—all in pursuit of a cure.

Our yearlong efforts culminate in a 46-hour dance marathon.

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Complete this interest form and we will help you get your Penn State experience 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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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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Transfer Credit Eligibility

Courses from a another University or College must meet specific criteria in order to be eligible for review as transfer credit into Penn State.

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.

Transportation Services

The department of Transportation Services offers a variety of programs and services that make it easier for you to get to and around campus.

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 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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UAO-Virtual Campus Tour and Student Panel Q&A

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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.

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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.

Undergraduate Research
"At Penn State you are going to have incomparable opportunities to listen to and speak with some of the smartes and most interesting people in world ... this is not only about gaining new knowledge and challenging your own assumptions, but learning and making discoveries with them"
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United Arab Emirates

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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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University Park Accepted Student Programs

Accepted Student Programs at University Park are hosted by Admissions and the college to which you have received your offer of admission. With a variety of programs available during the week and on Saturdays, you have many options to learn more about the next steps in the admissions process, connect with current Penn State students, explore academic opportunities specific to your program, and experience life as a Penn Stater.

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Urdu - Pakistan

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

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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Complete this interest form and we will help you get your Penn State experience 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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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.

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Veterans Programs

The Office of Veterans Programs (OVP) at the University Park campus is organized as a comprehensive, direct service unit for veterans and Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) benefits recipients. 

Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VBSC_BS)
Vietnam

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

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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 my options if I am not able to attend in-person class for my starting semester?
What are the possible decisions through Early Action?
What campus can I transition to after my first year?
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 exam to demonstrate English proficiency has been cancelled? What are my options?
What if my school is on block scheduling?
What if Penn State has already received SAT or ACT scores for a student, but that student does not want scores included in their application evaluation?
What is Flex Start?
What is SRAR?
What is the deadline for participating in Flex Start?
What resources are available to DACA or undocumented students on campus?
What will be the cost savings to students who take advantage Flex Start?
What will happen to any scholarships that I have received?
When can students begin applying to Penn State as test-optional?
When did the Flex Start change of campus become an option for students?
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 programming resume on campus?
When will students submit their official transcripts?
When will the application be available for first-year students?
Where will I see my decision?
Who is eligible for Flex Start?
Who is required to submit self-reported grades?
Who should I contact if I have questions about admissions and enrollment at World Campus?
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Who should I contact with questions about the application process or other questions I may have?
Whom should I contact about changing my campus?
Why Consider the College of Agricultural Sciences?

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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?
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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 my courses be online or in person for Summer 2021?
Will New Student Orientation be online this summer?
Will Penn State be test-optional for semesters beyond fall 2021?
Will Penn State extend the application deadline date for students impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Will SAT/ACT scores still be required for scholarship consideration for programs like the Schreyer Honors College or the Millennium Scholars Program?
Will SAT/ACT scores still be required for scholarship consideration?
Will the tuition and fee costs be included in the aid award?
Will you accept unofficial transcripts?
Women's Studies B.A. (WSBA_BA)
Women's Studies B.S. (WSBS_BS)
Workforce Education and Development (WFED_BS)
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Degree program deadlines for students applying to two-year undergraduate degree programs offered through the Penn State World Campus.

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Penn State World Campus is the online campus of Penn State. Its mission is making sure you have access to a quality academic experience, even if you have job and family obligations to fulfill. If you would prefer to learn in an engaging online environment rather than at one of our brick-and-mortar campuses, we'll bring our campus to you.

Penn State World Campus offers the convenience and flexibility of learning online—anytime, anywhere. 

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

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Would University Park summer admits be able to start in the fall at a campus and then transition to University Park their second year?
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Zimbabwe

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