Application Process

Please note: Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology requires that all students are a resident of the state of Pennsylvania and have established residency for a minimum of one year prior to applying. 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 PA HS within the last 12 months, Pennsylvania ID card, lease or mortgage statement.

  • Minimum high school GPA of a 2.0 or higher required to be considered for admission.
  • Submit a nonrefundable application fee of $45. This fee may be submitted after you complete your online application.
  • Submit an official high school transcript or proof of GED. We require that all students possess a high school diploma or GED prior to starting classes. 
  • 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 St., Lancaster, PA 17602
    • Email:
    • File Upload: See link on right-hand side of this page.
For guidance on how to complete the various parts to our application process, check out our Admissions: How To videos.
  • If applicable, please submit SAT/ACT scores and/or transcript from previous college coursework.
  • If submitting SAT scores, please find our benchmarks below


    Junior year

    Senior year


    510 +

    530 +


    460 +

    480 +

  • Meeting these benchmarks could potentially eliminate the need for an applicant to complete our required entrance exam.
  • If submitting ACT scores, please contact Nikole Bonenberger at 717-391-6940 or .

  • If submitting a college transcript, please request an official copy from your previous college/institution.

For students with IEP documentation, please contact our Counseling and Disability Coordinator, Debra Schuch, during the application process.


The application process for the fall of 2022 is NOW OPEN.

General Fall Application

Early Enrollment 

For high school juniors applying for our senior year option



Readmit Application     
For those who have attended TSCT previously



 Skill Up Fast 
Short-Term Programs
 College in the High School
College Credits at Participating High Schools

Once all of the items above are submitted, further communication will follow regarding the next steps in the process.

 If applicants are curious about their status during the application process, more information can be found on their MyStevens applicant portal after they apply.