First-year students enjoy Penn State’s world-renowned reputation while becoming engaged in Abington’s campus of 3,800 students.
First-year students have:
- earned a high school diploma or equivalent before starting at Penn State
- attempted fewer than 18 college credits at another institution
- enrolled in college courses at Penn State or another institution while in high school
First-year students include students who want to take a Penn State course while still in high school.
For Summer or Fall: Your application will be available online on September 1 of the prior year.
For Spring: There is no deadline, but please allow adequate time for your application to be processed. The application is available online during the fall semester.