2013-2014 Application for Admission

Application Information

A message from the campus:

Please read the instructions for the section that pertains to you.  To begin the application click the long button at the bottom of the screen called "Begin or continue application for Bloomsburg University".

Freshmen Applicants:

  • If you are currently in high school taking college courses you should apply as a Freshman and select "Yes" to questions #2. When you get to section 6, you will need to report the college or university that you will be taking these courses at. Remember to include the dates attended/attending, but you are not required to select a degree earned/will earn. AP Classes are not considered college courses and you should indicate "No" to question #2.
  • The application fee is $35.00 and can be paid with a credit card or e-check. Students with fee waivers should mail them to the address in the section to the right or fax them to 570-389-4741. The admissions office will then email you a code. (Please note that you must start an application first)
  • Please have your high school transcripts and SAT scores sent directly to us at the address in the section to the right. Your transcripts must arrive in a sealed envelope. Your SAT scores can be on the transcript or be sent directly from College Board (http://sat.collegeboard.org/scores).

Transfer Applicants:

  • If you have graduated from high school and are currently enrolled at a university or community college you should apply as a TRANSFER student.
  • Transfer students must have OFFICIAL transcripts sent from ALL previous colleges attended as well as a final high school transcript (or GED) indicating a date of graduation. If you have not yet completed 24 college credits you must also have your SAT or ACT scores sent. All materials should be sent to the address indicated in the "Contact Us" section.

International Applicants:

  • You must pay the $60 online application fee with a credit card.
  • Send the following materials to the address indicated in the "Contact Information" section:
  • An official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if the applicant's native language is not English. Minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 500 on the paper test, 173 on the computer, and 65 on the web-based.We will also accept official scores from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.
    • Submit credentials to an outside evaluation agency for course-by-course transfer evaluations. Typically our students use World Educational Services at www.wes.org.
    • A notarized financial statement to indicate ability to finance educational and living expenses for the duration of the student's college career. Financial statements must indicate USD and cover the $25,667.00 annual cost.
    • Note the following application deadlines for International Applicants:
      • Summer semester - April 15
      • Fall semester - June 30
      • Spring semester - November 15

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY

  • Annual Safety and Security Report
  • Fire Safety Report

Bloomsburg University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual safety, security and crime statistics report as well as the fire safety and fire statistics are available on BU's Safety On Campus report. This 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 Bloomsburg University or student organizations that are officially recognized by the institution; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. To obtain a printed copy of the annual safety and security report or the fire safety report contact:

Bloomsburg University Police
400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg PA 17815-1301
Phone: (570) 389-4168 Fax: (570) 389-3075

Last updated: 3/3/2014 10:56AM PST

Contact Us

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
104 Student Services Center
Office of Admissions
Bloomsburg, PA  17815

Telephone: (570) 389-4316
Fax number: (570) 389-4741
Website: www.bloomu.edu/admissions
E-mail: buadmiss@bloomu.edu

Instructions

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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