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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

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

201 Old Main University Park, PA 16802-1503
Phone: (814) 865-5471
Admissions Phone: (814) 865-5471
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Penn State University
  • Located in University Park, PA
  • Public
  • 45,233 students enrolled
  • 55% admitted
  • $16,952 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Trae from Philadelphia, PA
  • Jul-14-2017 I am a current student here

    For incoming students, it is important for them to prioritize their time for academics, involvement and socializing. It is also important for students to use the resources around them, such as tutoring and academic advising, to help them through the school year.

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  • Alvin
  • Jul-11-2017 I am a current student here

    College is supposed to be a great experience, however, students need to know that academics comes first.

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  • Jessica from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Jun-05-2017 I am a current student here

    -Make sure you are comfortable visiting a professor's office hours -Make sure you are okay with asking for help (you can't do it alone) -It doesn't matter what you get involved with, there is a club for literally everyone -Just because Greek life is going to be having more regulations, doesn't mean that you shouldn't go here! There are plenty of other options, like club sports (which don't cut), intramurals, or clubs in your major!

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  • S from NJ
  • Jan-13-2017 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Try to balance social life and school work.

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