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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

$50
Undergrad Application Fee
$65
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

Address:
201 Old Main University Park, PA 16802-1589
Phone: (814) 865-5471
Admissions Phone: (814) 865-5471
General Site: www.psu.edu/
Admissions: http://admissions.psu.edu/
Application: http://admissions.psu.edu/apply/

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Lindsay from NY
  • Oct-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure to visit before committing (that goes for any school, not just PSU). Make sure you like cold weather and don't be afraid to ask questions on the tour.

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  • Jennifer
  • Aug-08-2014 I am a current student here

    For future students, try to get to know others on your floor in the dorms, you never know, the person living down the hall from you can be one of your closest friends for the rest of college. Explore the campus before class actually starts, it can sometimes become overwhelming when you need to find your class on a huge campus. Find a club to join that has an interest outside of your intended major, it sometimes a nice break to learn something new without the stress of it being graded.

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  • Dannuel from Norfolk, VA
  • Jul-09-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    join as many extra curricular activities as possible! You won't always get along with your room mates so it's important to join clubs, greek life, etc.

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  • Jada
  • Jun-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Penn State may be a big school, but you do not have to make it big. Join club and organizations to get to know people that enjoy the same things as you. Everyone is a big family down at Happy Valley, so you will always feel like you are at home.

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  • Celena from Windsor, NY
  • May-01-2014 I am a current student here

    For prospective students, make sure to get involved as early as possible. I know many people say this all the time, but it really will make your college experience amazing. Also, work on procrastinating. Many people have this bad habit and, although it is hard to break, if you slowly work on this assignment by assignment it can really make a difference in your academic success.

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