Schreyer Honors College (SHC)at Penn State

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Please consult the following resources to help you learn more about the Schreyer Honors College and Penn State:

Schreyer Honors College Admissions Team

Our admissions staff is ready to help you learn more about the Schreyer Honors College, our strengths, our policies and processes. We are also happy to connect you to other personnel on campus where necessary.

Visit Schreyer Honors College

We offer a number of opportunities throughout the year for prospective students to visit Penn State and the Schreyer Honors College. Some programs are sponsored specifically by the honors college, while others are larger Penn State events in which Schreyer Honors College is a participant.

Application Fee Waiver

The Schreyer Honors College application fee is $30. This fee is in addition to the $50 application fee required for the Penn State Undergraduate Admissions application. If applicants request and receive a financial need fee waiver, the waiver will also apply to the Honors College application. The Schreyer Honors College application fee will not be waived for visiting a Penn State campus.

Other Schreyer Admissions Opportunities

If you are working with a high school student who is disappointed they were not offered admission to the Schreyer Honors College, please encourage them to enroll at Penn State. Over the past five years, 34% of the applicants not selected for the honors college still choose to attend Penn State. Continuing Penn State students have the opportunity to apply to the Schreyer Honors College via our Gateway application process. This opportunity is available after the sophomore or junior year. Criteria for selection will be performance in Penn State coursework; high school grades are not considered.

General Penn State Information

The Penn State Undergraduate Admissions website has additional valuable information for high school counselors, including helpful tips and details on the admissions process.

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