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  1. Application Process and Deadlines

    English ClassPenn State University has a priority application deadline of November 30. Students who meet the priority application deadline will receive priority for:

    1. Choice of campus
    2. Choice of major
    3. Scholarship selection
      1. Penn State begins awarding scholarships and awards in early December
      2. Only students who have been offered admission are considered

    Penn State has Rolling Admissions, which means there is no deadline to apply for admission. However, applicants who do not meet the priority application deadline may not receive the benefits listed above.

  2. MyPennState Profile

    All Penn State applicants must create a MyPennState profile. MyPennState is your one-stop shop for customizing your Penn State admissions experience. Once you create your MyPennState profile, you will be able to log in and:

    1. Apply for Admission to Penn State
    2. Check the status of your application
    3. Receive personalized application information
    4. Receive your admissions decision
    5. Accept your offer of admission

    Make sure to remember your MyPennState user ID and password!

  3. The Application – Apply at MyPennState

    For most applicants, a complete Penn State application consists of the following items:

    1. Application for Admission—apply at MyPennState
    2. Official High School Transcript
    3. SAT or ACT Plus Writing Test Score(s)
    4. Official College Transcript (if applicable)
    5. $50 non-refundable application fee

    Official Transcripts can be mailed to:

    Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
    The Pennsylvania State University
    2201 University Drive
    Lemont Furnace, PA  15456