Prospective students invited to Application Day on Feb. 15 at New Kensington

February 10, 2016

UPPER BURRELL, Pa. -- It is not too late to apply to Penn State New Kensington for the fall 2016 semester. The campus' admissions office is holding an Application Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15, for high school students, transfer students, and adult learners.

The New Kensington admissions staff will be on-hand to guide prospective students through the application process. Those who complete the application will receive a waiver for the $50 application fee.

Additionally, applicants to New Kensington may receive admissions and scholarship decisions immediately if they meet the following criteria prior to visiting the campus:

  • Fill out the online application at;
  • Email or call 724-334-LION with the user ID for the MyPennState account to receive an application fee waiver;
  • Submit the application once confirmation of the fee waiver has been received;
  • Obtain official high school transcripts, proof of SAT/ACT scores, and any necessary college transcripts and bring them the day of the appointment.

Students and their families are invited to stop by the admissions office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Appointments are recommended but not required.

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Last Updated February 11, 2016