Application for Admission

Application Information

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Thank you freshmen and transfer students for your interest in East Stroudsburg University (ESU)!

We are currently experiencing difficulties with our payment processing page, and apologize for the inconvenience. We are working to resolve this as quickly as possible. Please feel free to call our office at 570-422-3542 during our regular business hours of 8am to 5pm if we can be of assistance.

Please review these instructions prior to starting your application.

Application Options:This application is only for freshmen and transfer students (not accelerated degree) both US citizens and International students. If this application isnít for you please visit  

Application Fee & Fee Waivers:

You will be prompted to pay a non-refundable application fee $25 for US citizens & $50 for International students prior to submitting your application. This fee is paid online via credit card, debit card, or electronic check at the end of your application.

Applicants, if you have a fee waiver form please have your high school/transfer counselor fax the completely filled out form, including an email address to 570-422-3933. We in return will email you back your unique fee waiver code within 24 business hours. If you do not hear back from us please email Shelly Chester at

Helpful tips:

  • Only one user account can be created per e-mail address.
  • If youíve submitted an application for another PA State System school, please use that login & PIN to sign in to your account.
  • Save your information as you move through the application.
  • Use the left hand navigation bar as your guide.
  • Do not use the internet browser return or forward buttons.
  • Once you ĎSUBMITí your application, you will receive a confirmation screen that you should print and save for your records.
  • We will communicate with you via the email address youíve provided in your application on how to complete the process. (Check your spam)

Completing the Application Process:Be sure to visit to learn how to complete the application process as well as contact your admission counselor.

Spring Deadline
Freshmen: December 15, 2015
Transfer: December 15, 2015
International: November 1, 2015
Fall Deadline
Freshmen: May 1, 2016
Transfer: June 1, 2016
International: May 1, 2016

Your application for admission is not considered complete until you have submitted your online application and provided all applicable required documents. It is the applicantís responsibility to supply the Office of Admission with the necessary documents to complete their application. The Office of Admission reserves the right to withdraw an application if the required information to complete the file is not received by the respective deadline date. All documents submitted by, or on behalf of the applicant become the property of ESU, and cannot be returned. Upon enrollment to ESU, a report of the studentís medical history will be required.

East Stroudsburg University - Nondiscrimination Policy                                                    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is committed to equal opportunity for its students, employees and applicants. The university is committed to providing equal educational and employment rights to all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteranís status. Each member of the university community has a right to study and work in an environment free from any form of racial, ethnic, and sexual discrimination including sexual harassment, sexual violence and sexual assault. (Further information, including contact information, can be found on the universityís website at:  In accordance with federal and state laws, the university will not tolerate discrimination.

ESU- Annual Clery Crime and Fire Statistics Report Availability
The Annual Clery Crime & Fire Statistics Report is a comprehensive safety information document that includes arrest and referral statistics on listed crimes for the previous three years concerning reported incidents that occurred on-campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by East Stroudsburg University, and on public property within and directly bordering the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire statistics for our campus residence halls. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting University Police at (570) 422-3064 or by accessing the following website:

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You are now ready to begin your application below!

Last updated: 11/16/2015 6:30AM PST


Contact Us

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Office of Admission
200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg, PA  18301-2999

Telephone: 570-422-3542
Fax number: (570) 422-3933


To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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