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FAQs for the Accelerated Undergraduate Business Degree, Penn State Berks, Reading, PA

Q: When does the accelerated BSB program start?

A: We are currently recruiting for fall 2016.

Q: How long are the classes?

A: You will take two classes during a seven week cycle with two seven week cycles per semester. Wednesday classes will be from 5:30pm - 9:00pm and Saturday classes will be from 8:30am - noon. When enrolled in this program, you would be considered a full-time student, which means you may be eligible for financial aid. You would also have time off throughout the year for holidays and vacations.

Q: How much does it cost?

A: Tuition is based on the number of classes taken. A tuition calculator is available at tuition.psu.edu. Many employers have reimbursement programs that help subsidize the cost of the program. Additionally, scholarships, grants, and loans are available to students who qualify.

Q: How do I enroll?

A: There is an admissions process that involves an application and review of prior transcripts. Visit our admissions page and follow instructions regarding application.

Q: How long does it take to enroll?

A: Getting prior colleges to forward your transcripts can take two weeks or two months, depending upon the college and when you request, so requesting transcripts as soon as possible is important. Once we have your online application and your transcripts, a decision is made and communicated to you within several weeks. We prefer students to enroll by July 1 to secure a place in the fall class.

Q: What if I would prefer to attend at Penn State York or Penn State Brandywine?

A: Please see their websites for information. The program is the same, just the location is different. Please enroll at the location you would prefer: Penn State Berks, Penn State Brandywine, or Penn State York.

If you have questions about the program or the admissions process, please contact Solange Israel-Mintz, Adult Student Enrollment Coordinator, at 610-396-6222 or e-mail Solange (BK-AdultStudent@psu.edu).


Penn State Berks
Continuing Education
P.O. Box 7009
Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610






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