2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Admission > Freshmen Applicants
Prospective freshmen student can apply starting July 2016 to be reviewed for the Spring or Fall 2017 semesters. Applications are only available online at www.esu.edu/apply.
Spring 2017 Semester
November 15, 2016
Fall 2017 Semester
May 1, 2017
For an admission decision to be made the following must be submitted:
Academic achievement is the only factor considered in the selection process, through high school transcripts and standardized test results. Competitive applicants will have at least a “B/3.0” average in a solid college preparatory curriculum. It is expected that successful applicants will have at least:
Please note the following: Decision for admission are conditional until a final high school transcript, verifying all courses and grades along with proof of high school graduation are received in the Office of Admission.
1 If you decide to apply via a "self-reporting" admission application we will review your application based off your information initially. You will be required to submit your final official transcript(s) to verify your information is correct as well as confirm your graduation.
2 ESU is a SAT/ACT optional school, but you must submit your test scores if you are: Home schooled, a recruited student athlete or are interested in one of the following programs: Biology: Pre-Medicine, Pre-Physical Therapy; Computer Science and Computer Security; Mathematics - All concentration; Medical Technology; Pre-Nursing; Physics - Engineering Transfer Program; Speech-Language Pathology
Admission presentations and campus tours are available to prospective students and their families throughout the year, Monday - Friday and select Saturday dates. Pre-registration is required and can be completed at www.esu.edu/visit
Numerous Open House Programs are held throughout the year. For more information or to register for these events please visit esu.edu/admissionsevents.
Who is a Freshman Applicant?
When to Apply
Deadline for Applying
Application and Review Process
Notification of Admission
Admission Presentations, Campus Tours, Open House Programs
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