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First-Year Students

First-year students are those who have earned high school diplomas or the equivalent. This includes high school graduates attending other colleges or universities who have attempted 17 or fewer semester hours of post-secondary work. Learn more »

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Transfer Students

Transfer applicants are those who have earned high school diplomas or the equivalent and who have attempted at least 18 semester credits at other regionally accredited colleges or universities before enrolling at Penn State. Learn more »

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Adult Learners

An adult learner is 24 years of age or older; a veteran; returning to school after four or more years of employment, or other activity; or a person who assumes multiple adult roles.
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International Students

More and more students from around the world are considering Penn State Lehigh Valley as an ideal location to pursue their education. They make our campus a truly global community.
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Dual Enrollment

Penn State Lehigh Valley offers high school students the opportunity to take college courses on campus at a nearly 50 percent grant-in-aid. This enables students to get the college experience and earn college credits while still in high school. Learn more »

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Returning to Penn State

Are you a former Penn State student who would like to re-enroll to complete your degree? Did you have a leave of absence from the University, or would you like to return for a second degree? Find out about your re-enrollment and academic renewal options. Learn more »

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Military and Veteran Students

Learn about the services and benefits Penn State Lehigh Valley offers for students who have previously served or are actively serving in the armed forces.
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