Category Archives: Admissions News

WPSU’s ‘Higher Education in Focus’ to discuss Penn State admissions process

An inside look at Penn State’s admissions process is the subject of tonight’s episode of Penn State President Eric Barron’s “Higher Education in Focus” program being broadcast on  WPSU-TV and WPSU-FM. The episode titled “Taking the Mystery out of Admissions” will … Continue reading

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The time to apply to Penn State is NOW!

The Penn State fall/summer 2016 application is now available on our website. If you have not created a MyPennState profile yet, you will need to do so before you can log in and start the application. Here are some helpful … Continue reading

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DEADLINE: May 1 is National College Decision Day

We’re only a few short days away from May 1, the national deadline for you to let us know where you’ll be attending college next year. Fingers crossed you pick Penn State! Choosing a college is a HUGE decision, and … Continue reading

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We’re back!

Hello 2015! Undergraduate Admissions is back in the office and ready to keep reviewing applications, answering questions, and processing documents. We have been off for almost 2 weeks, so we ask you to give us some time to start answering … Continue reading

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Closed for the holidays …

Happy Holidays! The Undergraduate Admissions Office will be closed from Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, January 4. We will be available at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 5. Since the office is closed, we will not be processing documents, sharing … Continue reading

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Happy, happy Thanksgiving!

We have much to be thankful for at the Undergraduate Admissions Office. Not only are we watching a new class of students enjoying their first semester at Penn State, but we are busy working on thousands of applications from prospective … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Admissions Holiday Closure

While December has been a very busy time in the Undergraduate Admissions Office with the processing of thousands of applications, transcripts, and other items, the time is upon us where the University closes for the holidays. The admissions office (as … Continue reading

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Future Nurses – our Nursing programs are changing!

Penn State wants to make sure that our nursing students receive a top-notch education that opens doors and takes them where they want to go. Demand for nurses is high – especially for nurses with a four-year degree. For this … Continue reading

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It’s time to apply!

Happy September! It’s a big month around Penn State — classes are in full swing, fall sports get underway and, most importantly, the application for summer/fall 2014 becomes available. The application is available now on our website. (Please note, we do … Continue reading

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Admissions Office Availability Updates

Hi all – we can’t believe it is the end of May already! May is a busy month in admissions, with first-year students finalizing their college decisions and starting orientation, transfer students applying and starting to work on their fall … Continue reading

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