We’re so excited you’re considering Penn College! Just follow the steps below to find out what to submit and when. And if you need some help, your Admissions Counselor will be there for you along the way.


Complete the Application

To get started, we’ll just need a few details from you. To make it easy, we’ve created one application for everyone. Whether you’re a first-time student, transferring from another college, returning to Penn College, or coming from the military or workforce, you can get started below. 

Apply for Admission

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July1 The deadline to apply is July 1 for degree-seeking students who wish to begin in the Fall.*

Dec10The deadline to apply is December 10 for spring semester admission.

May1 Oct1International applicants planning to study on an F-1 student visa must have a complete application, including all supporting materials, on file by May 1 for fall admission or October 1 for the spring.

Early applications are encouraged.
You may apply up to a year in advance of your intended start.

*The College reserves the right to extend the application deadline. In cases where personal hardship, military service, or home relocation reasonably prevents application before the deadline, you may appeal to the Director of Admissions.


Submit Your Materials

Once we review your application we'll let you know what types of documentation (like academic transcripts) are needed.

These vary according to your particular situation and which major you've chosen.

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Demonstrate Academic Readiness

Our programs are rigorous, which is why you’ll need to show you're up for the challenge. Think of it as an assessment of your current skills in math, reading, and English to determine your best path forward to succeed in your intendeded major.

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Acceptance to Penn College is offered as soon as your application and supporting materials are on file. Final acceptance is granted upon demonstrating academic readiness*.

* If you have applied for a Health Sciences major with a selective admissions process, you will be accepted to the College as a pre-major student until you are eligible for selection and successfully obtain a seat in the program.

Next Steps

Complete Pre-enrollment Advising

You will return to campus for a session designed to explain your test results and what those scores mean for your first semester and beyond.

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During this session, you will also have an opportunity to talk with staff and faculty about the requirements and expectations of your major.

Review Your First Semester Schedule

Based upon your placement and the requirements of your major, your academic deans and faculty will create your first semester schedule and will make it available to you on the Student Information System (SIS).

Schedules are available beginning in May for students entering in the Fall semester and December for students entering in the Spring.

Attend Orientation

The final step in your enrollment journey is to attend Connections, an orientation program designed to set you up with everything you need to for a success as a Penn College Wildcat!

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