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Admission Requirements

Applicants must have completed the following minimum high school requirements or equivalents: 

  • Two units of math (one algebra and one additional math;  plane geometry is recommended)
  • Two units of science
  • Four secondary school units of English
  • Five units combined from the arts, humanities, social studies, and/or foreign languages
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Satisfactory SAT or ACT scores (for students who have been out of high school for five years or less)


Application Process

Students should apply online at admissions.psu.edu. For first-year applicants, appropriate credentials include the admissions application and application fee, an official high school transcript, and electronically-reported SAT or ACT scores.  Advanced Standing (transfer) applicants should submit the admissions application and application fee, official transcripts from high school and all post-secondary schools attended. 

Applications for admission are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.