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First-Year Admission

Bloomsburg is looking for students who are determined to succeed, and unafraid of a challenge. The application process helps us better understand who you are and your level of readiness to start your climb.

  1. Apply

    Submit your online application and $35 fee.

    Start your application by creating a new account. As a first-year student you should choose “First-Year Applicant” when prompted.

    Be sure to apply by December 15 of your senior year to guarantee scholarship eligibility

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    Nursing Deadline

    The deadline for a completed nursing application is Nov. 15.

  2. Send Your Transcripts

    Ask your guidance office to send us an official paper or electronic copy of your high school transcript.

    Paper transcripts can be sent to: Bloomsburg Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 172 Arts and Administration Building, 400 E. Second Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301.

    Electronic transcripts can be sent through Parchment/Naviance, which is available through most guidance offices. Your guidance office can also fax or email us an official transcript.

    Fax: 570-389-4741 Email: transcripts@commonwealthu.edu.

    Admission Tip

    You can send your application materials separately, you do not have to send them together.

  3. OPTIONAL: Send Your SAT Score

    Bloomsburg is now test-optional. An SAT or ACT test will not be required to complete your application. All applicants who submit a high school transcript will receive full consideration for admission and scholarships. Applicants will not be penalized or otherwise disadvantaged if they do not submit and standardized test score with their admissions application. When reviewing applications for competitive programs, like nursing, we will consider the rigor of the courses taken, including AP, honors, and dual enrollment course work.

    Send your SAT or ACT test score to: Bloomsburg Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 172 Arts and Administration Building, 400 E. Second Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301. Test scores can also be sent by your guidance office as part of your official high school transcript.

    Admission Tip

    Apply early!  Early applicants (prior to December 1) receive priority consideration for scholarship awards.

  4. Check Your Status

    You can check your admission status by logging in to your Application Portal using the personal email address and password created when you originally applied. 

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    Will I be admitted?

    The average admitted Husky has:

    • A "B+" average in high school
    • A 1070 SAT or 23 ACT (1180 SAT, 24 ACT for nursing)
    • Is ranked in the top 30% of their class
    • Taken a college prep curriculum in high school
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