Students applying for admission to Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences must meet the following requirements.
Additional factors considered in the admission process include rank in class, academic performance in secondary or college-level math and science courses, community service and health care-related service.
For current students and alumni, who have graduated within the last year and are interested in our baccalaureate programs, simply complete the Letter of Intent and return it to the Admission Office, along with a $100 deposit to hold your space.
*The general requirements for admission do not apply to the EMT, BSHS or BSN program. For specific requirements for these programs, please visit those webpages.
Certain academic programs may have specific criteria in addition to the general requirements for admission. These requirements can be found on the individual program pages, available from our Academics page.
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is not approved to issue documentation to admit international students. Applicants who are not United States citizens must show proof of permanent resident visa status.
An individual educated in another country may be admitted if, in addition to satisfying the general admission requirements, he/she demonstrates proficiency in English, shown by earning a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based, 213 on the computer-based or 79 on the internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) administered by the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey. Students from English-speaking countries may choose to take the SAT or ACT as an option to the TOEFL exam. An evaluation of foreign transcripts by the World Education Service (W.E.S.) or other approved agency is required.