Penn State Scranton Admission

The path to a Penn State education starts right here. Learn more about the admission process.

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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 completed fewer than 18 college credits after you graduated from high school or received your GED. 


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Transfer Students

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

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International Students

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


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Adult Learners

You are an adult learner if you: are 24 years of age or older; delayed entering college for at least one year following high school; have been out of high school for four or more years; have children; or are a veteran or active duty member of the military. 

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High School Students

Penn State offers dual enrollment and other programs for high school students who would like to earn academic credits and experience college life.


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Veterans and Military

If you are a veteran, are actively serving in the military, or are the dependent of someone who served our country, we are proud that you are considering Penn State Scranton.


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After You've Been Accepted

Congratulations! You have been accepted to Penn State Scranton University. Follow next steps to be ready for your first day as a Penn Stater!