Are you interested in applying to become a student at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology? You're in the right place! Information on the application process is highlighted on this webpage.
The following items are required for each applicant.
- Online Application
- Application fee or fee waiver
- Our application fee is $45. Your application will prompt for payment before the application can be processed.
- IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING FEE WAIVERS
- For those requiring a waiver, please complete and submit one of our waivers PRIOR to submitting your application. Once the waiver is submitted, an Admissions team member will send you a waiver code to complete the application.
- Official high school transcript or GED scores
The fall of 2024 application is now open! Please begin your application process by completing the online application below!
Should you have any questions about our process, please contact the Admissions Team at
Proof of Residency
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology requires all applicants to be residents of Pennsylvania, apart from active duty/veterans and their families. We've outlined who qualifies to apply below:
PA Resident: an individual that has resided in the state of Pennsylvania for at least one (1) year. An appeal process is available for applicants that have resided in Pennsylvania for less than 1 year.
*Activity Duty: full time employment with the U.S. military force. Proof of employment is required (active military ID, etc.
Veteran*: former member of the Armed Forces of the United States (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy) who served on active duty and was discharged under conditions which were other than dishonorable. DD214 member 4 copy is required
*Family-- immediate family unit, including children/step-children, and spouses.
High School Transcript or GED
All students must possess a high school diploma or GED prior to beginning classes. Submit an official high school transcript or proof of a GED.
Official transcripts are defined as those sent directly from the high school to the Admissions Office. The Admissions team will not accept transcripts submitted by a student or a parent/guardian.
For those with high school credentials from outside of the United States, we would request translated documentation. Please find more information on our policy of Transfer Credit from Foreign Educational Institutions.
Additional Materials for Consideration
If applicable, please submit your SAT/ACT. Our benchmarks are:
- Math: 510+
- Reading/Writing: 460+
- Math: 530+
- Reading/Writing: 480+
If applicable, please request an official college transcript be sent to Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. We are unable to accept any unofficial transcripts for review and transferability purposes.
Applicants who are requesting accommodations should provide documentation in electronic format to Michele Pletcher, Accessibility Coordinator:
Those who have been accepted to attend Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology will likely receive materials and information beginning in early December.
Do you need to modify your contact information? Please contact the Admissions Office as soon as possible: .