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Milton Hershey School Admissions Resources

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Having the tools to make an informed decision is critical. Let’s start the conversation!

Qualifying families interested in exploring Milton Hershey School’s top-notch education, extracurricular opportunities, and safe campus community can connect with us in many ways. Join our 110-plus years of tradition and student success.

Attend a Virtual Open HouseConnect with a RecruiterText Us (717-647-5050)Request Info

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Do You Qualify?

We know your time is valuable. Before starting the enrollment process, first review our minimum admissions qualifications to make an informed decision. Make sure your child meets the minimum qualifications. We are here to answer admissions questions you may have.

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Virtual Open Houses

Prospective families should start their MHS journey by meeting with an admissions recruiter—from the convenience of their own homes! Join us at an upcoming Virtual Open House. These webinars are the perfect opportunity to learn more about the admissions process and ask questions to make an informed decision. Or, start your MHS journey by requesting information.

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The Decision to Apply

Amazing opportunities often require sacrifice, and we value your choice. Review some alternate viewpoints to common concerns as you consider taking the next step.

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The Application Process

MHS enrolls students year round—apply now! We cannot wait to move your family’s MHS journey forward. Once you’ve determined what is needed to apply, it’s time to start the process by submitting an application for admission.

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How to Talk about MHS

Making the choice to enroll a student at MHS is hard. Some families tell us they don’t know what to say to the important people in their lives. We can help.

Conversation Starters

Download a flyer for conversation-starter ideas. Or, contact our admissions recruiters for additional resources.

Parent/Sponsor to Other Relatives (PDF)
Parent/Sponsor to Child (PDF)
Child to Parent/Sponsor (PDF)

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Meet Our Admissions Recruiters

MHS has a full team of regional admissions recruiters. This group supports prospective students during the MHS admissions journey. They are assigned based on where a student lives.

Download Our Recruiter List (PDF)Text Us (717-647-5050)

Virtual Campus Tour

Navigate through our scenic campus, getting a closer look at our top-tier facilities, inside classrooms and student homes, and all that MHS has to offer. You can begin by clicking on the icon below.

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Professional Referrals: Changing Lives Together

School counselors or social services professionals can help MHS open doors for students that may otherwise be closed. Your referrals matter! Learn how you can take advantage of MHS resources and extend your impact.

Information for School Professionals
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Options for Younger Students

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning is a subsidiary of Milton Hershey School. CHS provides a cost-free educational, social, and cognitive day program to children of lower income from birth to age 5. CHS was inspired by MHS and is operated independently of the MHS core model.

Request Accommodations

Are you joining us at an event on-campus or in the community? Does a family member need accommodations? Contact Central Inventory by phone at 717-520-2647.

Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. Read important MHS policies on equal opportunity and diversity, equal employment opportunity, and more.