Freshman Students

Full-time Admission

Candidates for Full-time Admission Must

  1. Complete and return the full-time application form with a nonrefundable $45 application fee.
  2. Request an official copy of your high school transcript, including class rank*, be sent to the Pitt-Greensburg Admissions Office.
  3. Submit scores of either the SAT or ACT.

*NOTE: Some high schools do not rank students in which case the rank will not be included on the transcript.

Requirements for Full-time Admission

Applicants for full-time admission should have completed:

  • A minimum of 15 units in college preparatory courses, taken in grades 9 through 12 including:
    • Four units of English
    • One unit of algebra I
    • One unit of plane geometry or algebra II
    • One unit of history
    • One unit of a laboratory science
    • Four units of academic electives

*A unit refers to one year of study in high school.

The Admissions Office strongly recommends that students take the following high school courses:

  • Three or four years of mathematics in high school (including two years of algebra)
  • Two or three years of science
  • Two or three years of history or other social studies
  • Four years of a single foreign language. Students who complete four years of a single foreign language are exempt from taking a foreign language at Pitt-Greensburg.

Students interested in engineering should have taken the following high school courses:

  • Two years of algebra
  • One half year of trigonometry
  • One year of plane geometry, chemistry and physics
  • In addition, calculus and computer science are recommended
  • Engineering students are exempt from taking a foreign language course at Pitt-Greensburg.

Part-Time Admission

Candidates for Part-time Admission Must

  1. Complete and return the part-time application form with a nonrefundable $45 application fee
  2. Request that an official copy of your high school transcript or original GED score be sent to the Pitt-Greensburg Admissions Office.

Requirements for Part-time Admission

Courses may be taken for credit toward a degree or on a non-degree basis. Part-time admission to degree programs is open to high school graduates or those who hold a GED. While no specific high school preparation is required, the following secondary school subjects are recommended:

  • Four years of English
  • Three  years of a foreign language
  • Three years of history and social studies
  • One year of algebra
  • One year of plane geometry
  • One year of physics, chemistry or biology

Note: Applicants with incomplete high school preparation may qualify for admission by taking the professional Examination given by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and earning a high school equivalency certificate (GED).

Part-time students who plan to apply for federal and/or state financial aid, or who plan to become full-time at some point should also submit an official high school transcript.