Steps For Admissions

You’ve decided to go back to school. You’re ready to take your education and career to the next level. We congratulate you, and we’re here to help you with your next steps.

Applying to P.I.T. is quickly done – in just five simple steps:

Applying to P.I.T.

  1. Complete an Application
    Apply online! Applications for admission to associate, bachelor, and certificate programs are accepted throughout the year.
  2. Admissions Appointment
    An Admissions Representative will contact you within one day to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment to discuss your career goals and how P.I.T. can help you obtain them.
  3. Provide Proof of High School Graduation
    Provide a transcript or diploma from high school or copies of verification paperwork and test scores for a GED to the Admissions department. All high school diplomas must be accredited by the Department of Education in the state your school is physically located.
  4. Take an Assessment Test
    Take a computerized assessment test to assist with placement into a program of study. This assessment measures academic skills in writing, reading comprehension, math, and depending on your major of choice, may require an assessment on science skills.
  5. Complete your Financial Aid
    Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and add our school code: 010998. A Financial Aid Advisor will be in touch with you after enrollment to go over your options.

Acceptance is finalized when applicants have met all criteria for their program of study. The office of admissions issues an official acceptance letter when an applicant has satisfied their admission requirements. Admission applications and acceptance letters are distributed on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Admissions Policy

Our programs are offered at the associate degree, bachelor degree, and certificate levels. Admission requirements vary according to majors. At a minimum, all applicants must be graduates of an accredited high school; hold a diploma issued by the PADOE or have a recognized equivalent, such as a General Educational Development (GED).

High School diplomas/transcripts from other countries are acceptable as long as it is equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma. To determine if the high school diploma/transcript is equivalent, students will need to have the document evaluated by an evaluation service that is approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

SpanTran is our recommended international transcript evaluation service. They have created a custom application for the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology that will make sure you select the right kind of evaluation at a discounted rate. You can access their application by clicking below:


You may also view a list of all other NACES Members available to use for foreign evaluation services by clicking here:

Any Questions?

We’re committed to making your admissions process simple and easy. If you have questions or need someone to help guide you through the process, contact our Admissions Office at 610.892.1500 or email