Important Undergraduate Dates & Deadlines

The following dates and deadlines are for undergraduate admission. Learn more about graduate application deadlines.

Important Dates

Once all documents have been received, please allow four to six weeks for an admissions decision. Students applying for financial aid should apply as early as possible. Priority is given to applicants who have submitted applications by the following dates.

The University Honors College has different deadlines for their applications and scholarships.

December 31

January 15

April 1

June 15

August 1

Application Dates and Deadlines

These deadlines are for domestic and international undergraduate applicants and international postbaccalaureate applicants.

First Year

Application TermApplication OpensApplication DeadlineDeadline to Submit DocumentsTerm Begins
Summer 2024June 1, 2023July 5, 2024July 10, 2024June 24, 2024 (first session)
July 22, 2024 (second session)
Fall 2024August 1, 2023August 1, 2024August 5, 2024September 30, 2024
Winter 2025January 1, 2024December 5, 2024December 10, 2024January 6, 2025
Spring 2025March 1, 2024March 5, 2025March 10, 2025March 31, 2025

Transfer & International Postbaccalaureate

Application TermApplication OpensApplication DeadlineDeadline to Submit DocumentsTerm Begins
Summer 2024June 1, 2023July 5, 2024July 10, 2024June 24, 2024 (first session)
July 22, 2024 (second session)
Fall 2024August 1, 2023September 1, 2024September 5, 2024September 30, 2024
Winter 2025January 1, 2024December 5, 2024December 10, 2024January 6, 2025
Spring 2025March 1, 2024March 5, 2025March 10, 2025March 31, 2025

Postbaccalaureate

These deadlines are for domestic postbaccalaureate applicants only. International postbaccalaureate application deadlines are in the table above.

Application TermApplication OpensApplication DeadlineTerm Begins
Summer 2024June 1, 2023July 20, 2024June 24, 2024 (first session)
July 22, 2024 (second session)
Fall 2024August 1, 2023September 20, 2024September 30, 2024
Winter 2025January 1, 2024December 20, 2024January 6, 2025
Spring 2025March 1, 2024March 20, 2025March 31, 2025

The following undergraduate programs require an additional application for students wishing to enroll in restricted upper-division coursework. Review the program pages for application deadlines, prerequisite courses, and admission requirements.

Programs that Require Separate Application or Audition for Admission

Music: Composition, Education, Jazz, Musicology/Ethnomusicology, Performance, Theory, Voice

Programs that Require Separate Application for Students Wishing to Enroll in Restricted Upper-Division Coursework

Architecture

Art Practice

Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Graphic Design: Review the Graphic Design  for details about this program. We don't require portfolios from incoming students. All students, regardless of status, are required to go through the review process as part of the sophomore-level curriculum. Only after passing are students eligible to take 300-400 level courses.

Social Work

Special Education

Enrollment Confirmation Deadlines

Students must confirm enrollment to PSU or update their application term by the dates listed below in order to get access to Orientation for the term for which they were admitted.

Application TermEnrollment Confirmation Deadline
Winter 2024December 29, 2023
Spring 2024March 25, 2024
Summer 2024July 15, 2024
Fall 2024September 23, 2024