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Fields of Study

  • Agricultural Sciences

  • Arts and Architecture

  • Business

  • Communications

  • Earth and Mineral Sciences

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • Health and Human Development

  • Information Sciences and Technology

  • International Affairs

  • Law

  • Liberal Arts

  • Medicine

  • Nursing

  • Science

Good to Know

The Pennsylvania State University is a public state-related land-grant research university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855 as the Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania, Penn State became the state's only land-grant university in 1863.

Rankings

77

(National U)

83

(QS World Ranking)

Location

University Park, PA

Enrollment

73,159

Acceptance Rate

58%

Personal Statement

Not required

English Proficiency

80

TOEFL

6.5

IELTS

120

DET

Intakes

Fall: August

Spring: January

Summer: May

Application Method(s)

Common App

(Freshmen only)

Online App

(Freshmen & Transfers)

CGPA

2.5

(Transfer)

Fees

$53,135

Total

$40,151 / $12,984

Tuition / Living

SAT / ACT

Required (Freshmen only)

SAT/ACT scores will be optional from 2025 intake onwards

Scholarship

Deadlines

Freshman

Fall:

November 1 (Early Action)

February 1 (Priority)

June 15 (Final)

Spring:

September 1 (Priority)

October 1 (Final)

Summer:

November 1 (Early Action)

February 1 (Priority)

April 15 (Final)

Transfer

Fall:

February 1 (Priority)

June 15 (Final)

Spring:

September 1 (Priority)

October 1 (Final)

Summer:

February 1 (Priority)

April 15 (Final)

Deadlines may vary by program,

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updated August 2023

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