Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Lehman, PA, USA
3.67 Average Rating

Penn State Wilkes-Barre is a commonwealth campus of the Pennsylvania State University system in northeast Pennsylvania. Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers 10 bachelor’s and four associate degree-granting academic programs. Additionally, students have the option to begin classes in 275 other Penn State majors before transferring to another campus to complete their degree. To promote a more open and diverse college community, Penn State Wilkes-Barre operates an LGBTQA Student Resource Center to provide counseling and advocacy services.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
In State Students
90%
Out of State Students
7%
0
100
83%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 982
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Total Number of Students
487
Total Number of Undergrads
477
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
0
100
25%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$16,101
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$13,568
Out-of-State Tuition
$21,202
0
100
67%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
82%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,584
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
68%
32%
Size of Town
Rural: Fringe
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$55,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.67 Average Rating
penn state wilkes-barre is more than just a university, it's a bonded community. the experiences and memories are one of a kind here. the university slogan, it's your time! explains it all!
Alexandria from Forty Fort, PA
I love the campus, the helpful staff and professors. A place where you can achieve your goals and beyond.
Ashley from Swoyersville, PA

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