Prepared for admissionWe welcome students from all backgrounds and paths that lead to our academic community. We have full-time and part-time students seeking degrees and non-degree students seeking additional education. Among our prospective students are the following:
- High school graduates
- Transfer students from other institutions of higher learning
- Students who have just completed their junior year of high school
- Recipients of General Educational Development (GED) diplomas
- Those who wish to take courses as a non-degree student
- Home-schooled students
- Adult learners returning to the classroom
We accept applicants that we believe are best qualified to participate in and profit from a program of study here. A key consideration is past performance, taking into account scholastic achievement and standardized test scores. Once accepted, students may qualify for earned credit and advanced standing, based on the results of Advanced Placement Examinations.
General admission requirements include the completion of 16 units of required high school education:
- 4 – English
- 1 – Science
- 2 – Mathematics
- 2 – Social Science
- 1 – Laboratory Science
- 6 – Electives
Specific programs of study may have additional requirements, and transfer credits may be accepted from previous studies. Be sure to check the requirements in your area of interest.
Checklist for success
This is what is needed to complete the application process:
- Online admissions application
- Official high school transcript (or GED scores and diploma)
- For transfer students, all college or other postsecondary transcripts
- SAT or ACT scores for those under 21 years of age (our SAT code is 2260; ACT 3628).We may require SAT/ACT scores (Reading, Math, and Essay) for any applicant applying for a competitive program that has licensing or certification exam requirements for employment.Note: Home-schooled applicants must submit proof of successful completion of a high school diploma as stipulated by a regionally accredited Home School Association.
Send your application materials to:
Office of Admissions
700 Fox Chase Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
With our rolling admissions policy, we process applications throughout the year in the order received. This means more certainty in your future, as you’ll receive an admissions decision within two weeks of completing all procedures.
You’ll also be further along in the enrollment process, which improves your chances for scholarships and financial aid – and for getting your first selections for class times and professors.