Our Onward is Upward

Begin the Journey

Fall Admissions

Apply your passion!

The Fall 2020 Application is available online! Early applicants receive priority consideration for competitive majors and scholarships. Your climb to the top starts at Bloomsburg University. Let's get to work.

Open House Events

Starting your search?

Everyone says they have the best campus, but they've been to Bloomsburg. We offer tours Monday through Friday in the morning and afternoon. Schedule a campus visit and start your climb.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

We know navigating the financial aid process can be complicated. So, if you’re wondering how you’ll pay for your education, check out our Guide to Financial Aid. Full-time, part-time and transfer students, regardless of income, may be eligible for some type of financial aid.

Next Steps

Your Next Steps

You’ve applied. You’ve sent your transcripts. You’ve been admitted. Congrats! But now what’s next? To help you navigate through the enrollment process we’ve created your own next steps checklist that will be your roadmap to Welcome Weekend.

Jump Start Program

Jump Start Program

Jump Start is a college-readiness program designed to introduce you to campus early and help you develop the skills — such as effective study habits and financial literacy — you’ll need to have a successful college experience at BU.

Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs

Certificates allow you to gain specialized knowledge that can lead to professional growth or even a new career. Shorter than bachelor’s degree, certificates provide a fast way to jump-start your career! Certificates are available in digital forensics, digital rhetoric and professional writing, medical genomics and counseling, playwork, and pre-med science.


Office of Admissions

Academic Quad

104 Student Services Center
Fax: 570-389-4741

Our admissions process

»   Applications received by December will get priority consideration.
»   Interested in nursing? You need to apply by Nov. 15!
»   We make decisions on a rolling basis (except nursing). It takes up to six weeks to receive a decision. Offers made until majors are full.

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.