Steps to Admission

For those in legal permanent residency

1 Apply to Bucks. It's Free!

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You must complete an application and obtain a student number as your first step.

2 Provide Immigration Documents

Foreign nationals (citizens of a country other than the United States) must also provide a copy of his/her immigration documents in order to complete the application. These may include a Permanent Resident Card or visa.

Those in legal permanent residency as established by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are eligible for the tuition rate of the county in which they live, but those who hold a visa are obligated to pay the out-of-state rate.

3 Take Placement Tests

Testing Schedule

Have you received your student number? Then you're ready to take your assessment tests or receive exemptions/waivers.

4 Attend the New Student Orientation

Sign Up

Have you taken your assessment tests or received an exemption/waiver? Then you’re ready to start your Orientation.

5 Attend a New Student Welcome Event

Reserve Your Seat

Have you signed up for a New Student Orientation? You should also reserve a seat at a Welcome Event

6 Pay Your Bill

Payment Options

You must pay your balance by its due date to avoid being dropped from your courses.