How to Apply
Thank you for your interest in applying for graduate study at Penn State. Before applying, check out the following resources designed to help you throughout the application process.
Preparing to Apply
- Enrollment types (Degree, Postbaccalaureate/Graduate Certificate Admission, Nondegree Admission)
- Graduate Degree Programs
- Requirements for Graduate Admissions
- Graduate School Funding
I am new to Penn State.
You will need to create a new Penn State Account at accounts.psu.edu. Afterward you may resume your application.Create My Account chevron_right
I have a Penn State account.
Log in with your "[User ID]@psu.edu" account to begin or continue your Penn State Graduate School application.Log In chevron_right
I have forgotten my user ID or password; My account is not active (or has been deactivated).
Upon successful account recovery, you will receive an email with your user ID. Return to this page to log in to the application using your "[User ID]@psu.edu" account.Recover My Account chevron_right
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Returning Graduate Students
To resume your graduate academic study, change your major and/or degree, or add a certificate program, you must submit an application.
Intent to graduate
If you have completed all course requirements and are only resuming in order to submit your intent to graduate it is not necessary to complete an application to resume study. Please contact your plan of study to have your record activated in order to submit your intent to graduate.
If you are experiencing difficulties with your access account, please contact the IT Service Desk: