First-Year Students

First-Year Students

Whether they've just graduated from high school or are enrolling in college after several years out of the classroom, first-year students enjoy Penn State’s world-renowned reputation while becoming engaged in Beaver’s campus of nearly 700 students.

First-year student must have:

  • Earned a high school diploma or equivalent before starting at Penn State.
  • Attempted fewer than 18 college credits at another institution, including credits earned while a dual enrollment student in high school.