First-year students are those who have earned high school diplomas or the equivalent. This includes high school graduates attending other colleges or universities who have attempted 17 or fewer semester hours of post-secondary work. Learn more »
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. Learn more »
An adult learner is 24 years of age or older; a veteran; returning to school after four or more years of employment, or other activity; or a person who assumes multiple adult roles.
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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! Learn more »
Penn State Lehigh Valley 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. Learn more »
Returning to Penn State
Are you a former Penn State student who would like to re-enroll to complete your degree? Did you have a leave of absence from the University, or would you like to return for a second degree? Find out about your re-enrollment and academic renewal options. Learn more »
Military and Veteran Students
Learn about the services and benefits Penn State Lehigh Valley offers for students who have previously served or are actively serving in the armed forces.
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The Lehigh Valley is a wonderful place to receive your college education.