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Graphic Design

Pre-design major in Graphic Design (B.Des)

First-year Applicant

  1. Apply to Penn State | Priority Deadline - November 30
    • A complete undergraduate application includes application,               self-reported academic record, and SAT or ACT scores.
    • Offers of admission are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Transfer/Advanced Standing

  1. Apply to Penn State
  2. Submit essay and cover letter
    • Fall Admission Only
    • Deadline: February 15

Change of Major

  1. Consult with academic adviser
    • Need ≥ 2.0 CUM GPA
  2. Submit essay and cover letter
    • Fall Admission Only
    • Deadline: February 15

Change of Major and Change of Campus

  1. Consult with academic adviser
    • Need ≥ 2.0 CUM GPA
  2. Submit essay and cover letter
    • Fall Admission Only
    • Deadline: February 15

Minor

  1. Submit a design portfolio
    • Deadline: February 15
    • Please feel free to contact our pre-minor adviser Joel Priddy (jdp19@psu.edu) with any questions you may have.

814-865-0345 - 121 Stuckeman Building

What do I click?

  • First-Year Applicant: I just graduated from high school and/or have not completed more than 17 college credits after graduating.
  • Transfer/Advanced Standing: I have completed 18 or more credits at another university and want to transfer to Penn State.
  • Change of Major: I am a current Penn State student attending the University Park campus.
  • Change of Major and Change of Campus: I am a current Penn State student attending a campus other than University Park.