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No matter what type of student you are, here are the steps you'll need to know. A quick overview of admissions requirements and how to apply. Gather your items. Collect your thoughts. Go!

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FRESHMAN


High School Seniors & First Time Students

  1. Apply online or use the printable application.
  2. Send your official high school transcript, or GED, SAT/ACT scores to:
    Clarion University of Pennsylvania
    Office of Admissions
    840 Wood Street
    Clarion, PA 16214
  3. View the First Year Requirements page for GPA information, as well as admissions requirements for specific majors.

Transfer


Transferring & Community College Students

  1. Apply online or use the printable application.
  2. Send ALL previous college transcripts,  official high school transcript or GED* to Clarion University electronically at the inbox transferadmin@clarion.edu or via the mailing address:
    Clarion University of Pennsylvania
    Office of Admissions
    840 Wood Street
    Clarion, PA 16214

*High school transcripts or GED required for those who have fewer then 15 transferable credits and/or are applicants for the ASN or BSN.

graduate


Master’s and Doctoral Degree Students

  1. Complete the Graduate Online Application
  2. Send your application portfolio with all supporting documentation to:
    Clarion University of Pennsylvania
    Graduate Programs - 306 Becht Hall
    840 Wood Street
    Clarion, PA 16214
Learn more about Graduate Programs

international


International Students- Freshman

  1. Complete the Online Application

    The application for admission and all supporting documents must be received no later than the date indicated for the corresponding semester.

    • Fall semester (historically begins in late August) – July 15
    • Spring semester (historically begins in mid-January) – November 15
  2. Requirement of foreign educational credential evaluation services -

    • While we encourage all international students to submit transcripts using World Education Services or another member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services foreign educational credential evaluation services, students from the following countries are required to submit their transcripts through this service: 
      • Cameroon
      • Gambia
      • Ghana
      • Haiti
      • Kenya
      • Liberia
      • Nigeria
      • Togo
  3. All non-native English speakers must submit an official English proficiency test score - TOEFL, IELTS, DuoLingo, University of Cambridge ESOL Exam or SAT/ACT
  4. Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary school transcripts
  5. Submit a copy of your passport- copy of the picture page

International Students - Transfer


  1. Complete the Online Application 

    The application for admission and all supporting documents must be received no later than the date indicated for the corresponding semester.

    • Fall semester (historically begins in late August) – July 15
    • Spring semester (historically begins in mid-January) – November 15
  2. Requirement of foreign educational credential evaluation services -

    • While we encourage all international students to submit transcripts using World Education Services or another member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services foreign educational credential evaluation services, students from the following countries are required to submit their transcripts through this service: 
      • Cameroon
      • Gambia
      • Ghana
      • Haiti
      • Kenya
      • Liberia
      • Nigeria
      • Togo
  3. All non-native English speakers must submit an official English proficiency test score - TOEFL, IELTS, DuoLingo, University of Cambridge ESOL Exam or SAT/ACT
  4. Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary (high school)* and post-secondary (college/university) transcripts. Post-secondary transcripts must include course descriptions.
    *High school transcripts required for those who have fewer then 15 transferable credits and/or are applicants for the ASN or BSN.
  5. Submit a copy of your passport- copy of the picture page.

Send all supporting documentation to:
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Office of Admissions
840 Wood Street
Clarion, PA 16214

Learn more about International Programs

 

post-baccalaureate education certificate

Interested in turning your Bachelor's degree into a teaching certificate? Apply now for the post-baccalaureate program.

 

non-degree program Forms

quick admit form

Looking to take fewer than 12 credits? For students pursuing non-degree study, submit the Quick Admit Form. Available for students visiting from another university to get ahead.

certificate programs

Are you interested in a certificate program? These are non-degree programs and as a result, students are not eligible to receive financial aid. Apply for a certificate program.

  • CPA Exam Eligibility Certificate
  • Opioid Treatment Specialist Certificate
  • Early Childhood Directors Program/Early Childhood Directors Renewal Certificate
  • Assistant Applied Behavior Analysis & Competent Learner Model Certificate
  • Head Injury & Concussion Management Certificate
  • Advanced Paralegal Studies Certificate

 

 

Reactivation Form

Have you previously applied to Clarion within the past two years but did not attend? Submit the Reactivation Form to reactivate your application.

 

dual enrollment

Looking to earn college credits while in high school?

Last Updated 8/22/22