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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
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
  • $16,090 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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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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  • Tequioya from Tobyhanna, PA
  • Dec-30-2016 I am a current student here

    Bond with as many professors as possible and join a club. It will save your life and help you prepare for graduation.

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  • Jesse
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    Don't be afraid to use the escort system; the officers who escort you are generally quite friendly and it makes going from one building to another at 3 or 4 AM a lot less scary. Although, the campus feels fairly safe. By the way, college admissions is going to stress time management-this is because it is hard to adjust to having so much freedom with your schedule. Be careful to balance social and academic properly. And for anyone who doesn't drink, there are plenty of events for you. There are so many events without alcohol to go to, that you don't need to worry at all.

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