Undergraduate Admissions

Priority Dates

Pay attention to important application dates.

In order to have the greatest chance at your first choice of campus and major, be sure to have a complete application submitted (including all of the required supplemental materials) by the appropriate date.

First-Year Students

Fall and Summer admission: February 1

Applying after February 1, while acceptable, may limit your campus and major choices. NOTE: Some of our programs require applications by November 30. For more information on specific program deadlines for first-year students, visit Dates & Deadlines.

Spring admission: October 1

Applying after October 1, while acceptable, may limit your campus and/or major choices.

Transfer students

Fall and Summer admission: February 1

NOTE: Some of our programs have earlier deadlines or only accept transfer students for fall admission. Please visit When to Apply for Transfer Students to access special admission deadlines for transfer students.

Spring admission: October 1

NOTE: Some of our programs have earlier deadlines or only accept transfer students for fall admission. Please visit When to Apply for Transfer Students to access special admission deadlines for transfer students.

You can check your status within MyPennState to see which items we might be missing from you. Also check your email, including your spam or junk mailbox, for emails from Penn State about your application.