Student Admissions Checklist

Student Admissions Checklist

Complete Application
Include $50 non-refundable application fee.
If not applying online, make check payable to Penn State University.
  • Web (preferred); or
  • Paper
Request High School Transcript/GED
Mail to:
Undergraduate Admissions Office
The Pennsylvania State University
201 Shields Building, Box 3000
University Park, PA 16804-3000
*If your high school participates, your counselor may send your transcripts through our online Web Counselor System.
 
Provide SAT and/or ACT Scores
Scores should be sent to Penn State directly from the appropriate testing agencies.
Penn State's SAT Code: 2660
Penn State's ACT Code: 3656
 
Receive Offer of Admission
 
Accept Offer of Admission
Return Acceptance Notification with $230 check or money order to the Pennsylvania State University or with a credit/debit card in your MyPennState account.

Note For Adult Students (over the age of 24 years old): SAT/ACT tests are not required. If your high school no longer exists or records are not available, please contact the Department of Education in the state where you attended high school for copies of your records.