How Do I Transfer to Penn State?
Transfer status is based on credits earned after high school graduation.
Eligible transfer students can apply to one of 13 majors that can be completed at the Scranton campus or one of 275+ Penn State majors that can be started at Penn State Scranton and completed at University Park or another Penn State campus.
Transfer Application Process
Step 1: Create a MyPennState Profile
Step 2: Access the Application and Review Important Dates
Step 3: Start Your Penn State Application in MyPennState
Step 4: Submit Your Application
Step 5: Submit Required Application Material
- Official high school transcript (and/or GED, if applicable) or proof of graduation*
- Official transcripts from any post-secondary institution where course work was attempted
*Note: If you are an adult learner and have completed 18 or more credits at a regionally accredited university, you may be considered for admission without a high school transcript by confirming your graduation from high school.
Step 6: Check Your Application Status in MyPennState
Step 7: Receive Your Admission Decision
For further details on the required supplemental materials and to see what programs accept transfer students, visit the admissions requirements for transfer students.
Additionally, some programs require additional items to complete your application. Please review our Penn State’s eligibility information for requirements and deadlines.