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Ready to get started? To apply to Penn State, please use the online application. You will be asked to create an account that you can access using your User ID and password. We recommend that you apply to the IST program at Penn State between September 1 and November 30 of your senior year in high school.


The deadline for all application materials for Fall 2016, including the application and test scores, is December 15, 2015. All applications received by this date will be given full consideration for Fall 2016 admission. New students are only admitted to the program for the fall semester.


The deadline for application materials differs for our undergraduate and graduate programs. Please visit the World Campus website and select your program of interest for specific information on application deadlines and how to apply.