Application for Admission

Application Information

A message from the campus:


If you are a high school senior, transfer student, or an international undergraduate student you should complete this application. Remember to save each screen as you complete it and when you are finished, click the SUBMIT button located to the far left of any application screen.  Use the navigation buttons within the application, DO NOT use the back or forward internet browser buttons. 
** NOTE:  Only one account can be created per e-mail address! **

Freshmen Applicants:
In the admissions decision process, we consider your class rank, grade point average, level of difficulty of your high school curriculum, and standardized test scores.  Application fee waivers must be sent directly from your high school guidance office to the Office of Admissions. 

Refer to
Admissions Instructions

Transfer Applicants:
Please be aware that space is limited in some majors and applying early is the best way to ensure a seat in your degree program.

Refer to Transfer Major_Requirements

International Undergraduate Applicants:

Refer to International_Admissions Instructions.  Shippensburg University also requires documentation of Financial Support.  The PDF can be found on the instruction page.

For any country outside of the United States and its territories, official transcripts must be sent directly to an International Credential Evaluator for U.S. equivalency evaluation purposes. We accept credentials that are evaluated by World Education Services (WES -, Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE -, or a NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Services) recognized evaluating entity.

Note: A Course-by-Course (CxC) report is required of all applicants (first year or transfer). These documents should include the complete academic record/transcript indicating receipt of the secondary diploma/degree or the award of college credit. The cost of this evaluation is the responsibility of the student and is not part of the application fee. Official, evaluated transcripts must be sent directly from the evaluator to Shippensburg University.


Shippensburg University's Safety & Security/Fire Statistics Report
The Campus Safety & Security/Fire Statistics report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off campus buildings, or property owned or controlled by Shippensburg University as well as on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

Last updated: 12/5/2016 6:11AM PST


Contact Us

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Attn: Office of Admissions
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257-2299

Telephone: (717) 477-1231
Fax number: (717) 477-4016


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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