Full-Time Freshman Admission
Candidates applying for full-time admission as freshman must:
- Complete and return the full-time application form with a nonrefundable $45 application fee.
- Request an official copy of your high school transcript, including class rank*, be sent to the Pitt-Greensburg Admissions Office.
- 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.
Candidates for part-time admission must:
- Complete and return the part-time application form with a nonrefundable $45 application fee
- 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.