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Veterans

 Pennsylvania Highlands is designated as a military friendly college and we are determined to make the Admissions process for veterans as seamless as possible.

  We value the contributions and sacrifices veterans and their families have made for our freedoms and promise to do our best to assist you in the enrollment process through graduation.
  Student Services at Penn Highlands will provide veterans with:
      •  assistance with the admissions process,
•  academic advising,
•  evaluation of prior learning for credit (military service, basic training, prior training, etc.)
•  information and guidance regarding financial aid including assistance in utilizing available veterans benefits

Pennsylvania Highlands is designated as a military friendly college and we are determined to make the Admissions process for veterans as seamless as possible.

 

Getting started:

 
  1. Complete an application for admission either online or in paper.
  2. Verify your residence.  As a Penn Highlands student, tuition will be determined by the legal/home/permanent address.  Students must provide proof of residency so that an appropriate tuition rate may be applied. Refer to Residency Verification for approved documents that can be used to verify your legal/home/permanent address. (Note: Your high school transcript can be used to verify your residence).
  3. Submit an official copy of your final high school transcript or GED
  4. Submit military transcripts and other college transcripts for evaluation
  5. Pay the $20 application fee if you are a brand new student with Penn Highlands.
  6. After completion of these steps, an acceptance letter will be mailed to the student. An IMPORTANT email will also be sent to the student with myPEAK account information and activation instructions along with information about next steps. BE SURE TO ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT.

Credit for Military Service

The following link provides information and the ability to have your military transcripts sent electronically to Pennsylvania Highlands. Those transcripts will be evaluated and appropriate credits will be transferred.

https://jst.doded.mil/


Applying for Vets Educational Benefits

http://www.pennhighlands.edu/admissions-registration/financial-aid/veterans-servicesVeterans


Admissions Office
814.262.6446
1.888.385.PEAK 
admissions@pennhighlands.edu

 

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