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First-Year Students

First-year students are those who have earned high school diplomas or the equivalent. These applicants include high school graduates attending other colleges or universities who have attempted fewer than 18 semester hours.

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Homeschooled Students

Penn State has a history of admitting academically talented students from homeschooled programs. With our multi-campus system and extensive program opportunities, Penn State provides many ways to access quality higher education.

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High School Programs

Penn State Fayette offers high school students the opportunity to take college courses on campus at a nearly 50 percent grant-in-aid. This enables students to get the college experience and earn college credits while still in high school.

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Transfer Students

Transfer applicants are those who have earned high school diplomas or the equivalent and who have attempted at least 18 semester credits at other regionally accredited colleges or universities before enrolling at Penn State.

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Adult Learners

An adult learner is 24 years of age or older; a veteran of the armed services; or returning to school after four or more years of employment, homemaking, or other activity; or a person who assumes multiple adult roles.

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International Students

More and more students from around the world are considering our campus an ideal location to begin their Penn State education and they are helping to make our campus community a truly global community!

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