Alert Date to Accept Offers of Admission Extended to May 15

Penn State will extend its offer acceptance deadline from May 1 to May 15, 2024, for incoming first-year students enrolling in the summer or fall 2024 terms.
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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.


Our job is to help students successfully navigate the transition from high school to college. We serve as Pittsburgh’s local Penn State resource, with information about all 20 Penn State undergraduate campuses as well as general college access information.

In all our efforts, we support Penn State's goal of increasing the diversity of its student body. As committed members of the Pittsburgh community, we strive to increase college access for all Pittsburgh students.


Penn State Admissions-Pittsburgh 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!

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.

Virtual Visit Registration

Virtual Appointments

Students and families can connect with an admissions counselor to discuss questions related to the application or enrollment process. An admissions counselor will connect with you via Zoom and will discuss next steps and additional resources available to help you join the Penn State community.

Schedule an Appointment


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 Pittsburgh-area students to visit Penn State’s campuses across Pennsylvania. Round trip transportation is to the campus from our office near the David L. Lawrence convention center in downtown Pittsburgh.


Penn State Admissions - Pittsburgh
Liberty Center, First Floor
1001 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
In-person visits by appointment only. Appointments can be made by phone or email.


Isaac Leonard

Fabian Cotten
Admissions Counselor

Lesley Griffith
Administrative Assistant


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