Applicant Information

Freshmen Admission

Readmit Applicants

You are considered a Readmit Applicant if you previously attended BU as a degree-seeking student.

Non-Degree Applicants

You are considered a Non-degree Applicant if you are not looking to complete a degree, but would like to take classes.

Second Degree Applicants

You are considered a Second Degree Applicant if you have already completed a bachelor’s degree and would like to complete a second bachelor’s degree.

Military or Veteran Applicants

Through the Office of Military and Veterans Resources, former and current military students and spouses/dependents are able to get assistance when enrolling in different forms of financial assistance, through the benefits they receive from their respected branch of service. These include the GI Bill, Federal Tuition Assistance, and the Educational Assistance Program.


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Are you an adult learner?

An adult learner is a student looking to start your higher education career, or are looking to finish a degree you began earlier in life, Bloomsburg University is a great choice to complete your college education! Who are our Adult Learners? They may be:

  • Over the age of 24 or 7 years removed from their high school graduation
  • Parents
  • Working part-time or full-time
  • Looking for a career change
  • Transfer Students
  • Returning Students
  • Current or past military

Have more questions? Please contact Tom Kresch Jr., our adult learner counselor, at or 570-389-5350 to learn more about our vast opportunities designed specifically for you that include Distance Education, as well as Corporate and Continuing Education programs.

Admissions Notice

Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

Bloomsburg University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual safety, security and crime statistics report as well as the fire safety and fire statistics are available on BU's Annual Security Report. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Bloomsburg University or student organizations that are officially recognized by the institution; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. To obtain a printed copy of the annual safety and security report or the fire safety report contact: Bloomsburg University Police, 400 E. Second St., Bloomsburg PA 17815-1301. Office: 570-389-4168; Fax: 570-389-3075.