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.


We support Penn State's goals of increasing the diversity of its student body and connecting students to the University’s multi-campus system. We also work closely with organizations that are dedicated to improving college access for high school students throughout Philadelphia.

Our office at the Philadelphia Navy Yard serves as space for students and families to meet our staff and learn more about the possibilities that a Penn State education can bring.


Penn State Admissions-Philadelphia holds workshops, bus trips, and other events throughout the year. These programs are designed to highlight the benefits of attending Penn State, but also provide general guidance on the college admission process. We would love to have you join us!

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Campus Spotlight Events

Start your Penn State journey by tuning in to our spring Campus Spotlight events highlighting some of Penn State’s undergraduate campuses.

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Virtual Visits

Our virtual experiences will connect prospective students with Penn State to learn more about the admissions process, academic program options, student engagement opportunities and what it is like to become part of the Penn State community.

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Our office hosts workshops on preparing for the SAT, completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and more.

Bus Trips

Each fall and spring, we provide opportunities for Philadelphia-area students to visit Penn State’s campuses across Pennsylvania. Round trip transportation is to the campus from our office at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.


Penn State Admissions - Philadelphia
1727 Snyder Avenue 
Office 05 & 06 
Philadelphia, PA 19145
P: 215-246-3500
In-person visits by appointment only. Appointments can be made by phone or email.


Jason Ramesar

Cyncoya Dillingham-Johnson
Associate Director
Ernest Ntiamoah
Assistant Director

Emma Peoples
Admissions Officer

Christine Mariani
Administrative Assistant


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