Research everything you need to know about applying to Penn State based on the type of student you are. You can find information on requirements, steps to apply, dates, and more.
You are a first-year student if you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is currently in high school or has completed fewer than 17 college credits after high school graduation.
You are an international student if you require any type of visa to attend Penn State. This includes students living inside and outside the United States.
You are a transfer student if you have attempted or completed 18 or more credits at another college or university after high school graduation.
You are an adult learner if you are over age 24, a veteran or active-duty member of the U.S. military, have been out of high school for more than for four years, or serve in another adult role.
You are a military student if you are a veteran or active duty member of the U.S. armed forces.
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