Penn State New Kensington
Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania
SAT/ACT mins: SAT: 1600 (Math/Critical Reading/Writing) ACT: 25 or higher.
SAT or ACT Scores must not be more than: SAT or ACT Scores must not be more than 2 years old. Veterans who have served in the military for four years with an honorable discharge are not required to provide standardized test scores. Applicants sending test scores must arrange with the testing service to send electronically to Penn State.
LSP Application deadline: July 1: Fall; October 1: Spring; March 1: Summer.
Where to find application: Applicants should complete the Penn State web application. https://www.admissions.psu.edu/MyPennState/index.cfm/login/index. Veterans who have served in the military for four years with an honorable discharge are not required to provide standardized test scores. Applicants sending test scores must arrange with the testing service to send electronically to Penn State. Transcripts and additional information should be sent in a complete packet to Undergraduate Admissions Office, Penn State, Attention: Marine Leadership Scholar Program, 201 Shields Building, University Park, PA 16802.
Freshmen class report date: Arrival Date will vary by semester and by campus. Current information is available at http://www.registrar.psu.edu/academic_calendar/calendar_index.cfm
Yellow Ribbon participant: Yes.
Will you cover difference between tuition minus GI Bill and cost of in state "state" school tuition? Or do you want to keep it to in-state residents? Currently Penn State with the VA covers the full cost differential between in-state and out-of state undergraduate tuition for Yellow Ribbon applicants eligible under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Out-of-state applicants who are not eligible for Yellow Ribbon will pay the additional cost of tuition over the in-state tuition.
Do you want to donate additional money to each applicant should the need arise? Penn State will not contribute additional funds toward applicant expenses; however applicants may apply for the full range of other scholarships and financial aid available to qualified Penn State students.
Processing fees: $50 non-refundable application fee. Application fee is valid for a year should the applicant request a change in semester to begin enrollment.
All majors open to Marines? Yes. Some programs have limited enrollment and earlier deadlines for consideration.
Recognize AA degree or any college course work: The MOU with Penn State is for first year students only. An applicant may have earned 17 or fewer college level credits and be considered a first year student.
Recognize awarding of college credits via alternative means, e.g., DANTES or CLEP: Yes.
Additional information: http://www.nk.psu.edu/