Admissions & Deadlines

Welcome to Penn LPS Online: fully-accredited online courses, certificates and the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) program created by the University of Pennsylvania for adult learners. We offer an Ivy League curriculum designed by Penn’s renowned faculty—and an educational experience that enhances your resume and your career. Learn more about how to apply and choose the option that best fits your professional and personal goals.

Ready to start?

Applications for the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences program are now open and courses begin in fall 2019. Applications must be received by the following deadlines:

Admission Cycle Priority Deadline Regular Deadline
Fall 1, 2019 March 1, 2019 July 1, 2019
Fall 2, 2019 N/A August 1, 2019
Spring 1, 2020 October 1, 2019 November 1, 2019
Spring 2, 2020 N/A February 1, 2020
Summer, 2020 N/A April 1, 2020

Enrollment forms for certificates and individual courses must be received by the following deadlines:

Admission Cycle Regular Deadline
Fall 1, 2018 August 15
Fall 2, 2018 October 1
Spring 1, 2019 December 15
Spring 2, 2019 March 1
Summer, 2019 May 15

Early enrollment form submission is encouraged for optimal course selection. For class start and end dates, and other key deadlines, please refer to the academic calendar.

How to apply

Certificate and Course Admissions
What you need to know about applying for our certificates or individual courses.
Standard Admission Process for the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences
For applicants with some college experience, a high school diploma, or who have passed the high school equivalency exam or General Educational Development (GED) test.
“Prove Your Way In” for the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences
An alternative to the standard admission process for the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences program.

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Submit your application form online.

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