Application Process

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. 

For help with completing the application process, check out our "Admissions: How To" videos.

Applications are no longer being accepted for fall 2022 enrollment. The fall 2023 application period will begin at the end of August 2022. Please contact the admissions team for answers to associated questions: .


Application Requirements

Proof of Residency

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology requires all students to be a resident of Pennsylvania, with established residency for a minimum of one year prior to applying for admission. Exceptions regarding residency will only be granted to military veterans. You may be asked to submit proof of residency in the following forms: Pennsylvania driver’s license, Pennsylvania vehicle registration, graduation from a Pennsylvania high school within the last twelve (12) months, Pennsylvania ID card, or a lease or mortgage statement.

GPA

A minimum high school GPA of a 2.0 or higher is required for admission consideration.

Application Fee

Submit a non-refundable application fee of $45. This fee may be submitted after you complete your online application.

Transcripts/GED

All students must possess a high school diploma or GED prior to beginning classes. Submit an official high school transcript or proof of GED. Documents may be sent via the following methods – mail, email or digital drop box:

  • Mail: Thaddeus Stevens College c/o Admissions Office, 750 E. King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Email:
  • File Upload: upload your files to the Admissions Office.

SAT/Act Scores

If applicable, please submit SAT/ACT scores and/or a transcript from previous college coursework (if submitting a college transcript, please request an official copy from your previous college/institution). If submitting SAT scores, our benchmarks are:

Junior Year

  • Math: 510+
  • Reading/Writing: 460+

Senior Year

  • Math: 530+
  • Reading/Writing: 480+

Meeting these benchmarks could potentially eliminate the need for an applicant to complete our required entrance exam. For more information on the entrance exam, please email  or call 717-391-6940.

IEP Documentation

Applicants who are requesting accommodations due to a medical, physical, learning, or other disability should provide documentation in electronic format to Debra A. Schuch, Counselor and Accessibility Coordinator:   

Access more information about accommodations at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology


Apply Now!

Applications are no longer being accepted for fall 2022 enrollment. The fall 2023 application period begins in the end of August 2022. Please contact the admissions team for answers to associated questions:

General Application: COMING SOON

Readmit Application (for those who attended TSCT previously): COMING SOON

College in the High School Application (college credits at participating high schools): COMING SOON

Workforce & Economic Development Center Application - short-term programs.

* The Early Enrollment application deadline has passed (March 1). The fall of 2023 application for early enrollment will be available this August.

Once all of the required documentation has been submitted, further communication will follow regarding the next steps in the application process.


Application Status

Interested in checking on the status of your application? Information is available on the MyStevens applicant portal.