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Student Application

City Semester Pittsburgh is open to Penn State undergraduates in good standing from any major who will have achieved sophomore standing by the semester in which they are placed.

Students who are interested in City Semester Pittsburgh are encouraged to meet with their academic adviser to determine how the credits earned during this semester will fit with their specific major or minor. While the program is designed to be flexible and meet the needs of a variety of majors and minors at Penn State, it is especially well suited for the Sustainability Leadership minor.

Placement in City Semester Pittsburgh is not guaranteed, so please have a back-up plan for the semester for which you are applying. We recommend registering for your normal course load in addition to your application, then adjust accordingly if you are accepted to the program.