Graduate Students

PennWest Graduate Students

Your future starts here.

Are you ready to build your future at PennWest Global Online? A graduate student at PennWest is a student pursing a master's degree, doctoral degree, or post-baccalaureate certificate.

What Makes Us Different?

At PennWest Global Online, we want you to take charge of your education and design your future. When you graduate, you will graduate from Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania. The same award-winning professors who teach in our classrooms will also be teaching you online. And, you will be supported with a community of learnings on our brick-and-mortar campuses.

Do you have questions about the application process? Contact the Global Online staff for more help or further information at
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Admissions Process

Step 1 - Review Requirements

Graduate admissions requirements vary by program. Requirements may include:

Start your application to view specific requirements needed for admission in your program of choice.

Step 2 - Submit Your Application
Complete the graduate admission application online. To get started, click "Apply Now" to visit the application portal and log in or create a new account. You will be required to submit a non-refundable, $35 application fee for master's programs and $50 application fee for doctoral programs.
Step 3 - Send In Your Transcripts

For first-year admission, request to have your transcripts sent directly to PennWest from each educational institution you attended. Electronic Transcripts may be emailed to

Send all correspondence and official documents to:

PennWest California
Office of Graduate and Online Admissions, Box 91
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

Here to Help

Entering into the world of graduate studies is a big step. We're here to support you during this exciting time in your life. Our graduate admissions counselors and coordinators are eager to help you get to know PennWest Global Online and walk you step by step through the application process.

Contact us at or join one of our Graduate Information Sessions for more details about PennWest.
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