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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Wilkes-Barre Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$26,610 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,718 tuition
$11,230 off campus room & board
$1,840 books and supplies
$822 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$33,490 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,598 tuition
$11,230 off campus room & board
$1,840 books and supplies
$822 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,360 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
37% get federal aid ($4,617 avg)
41% get state aid ($3,410 avg)
69% get institn'l aid ($3,360 avg)
67% get loans ($6,386 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.466% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.764% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$763,788
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,584 82%
Federal Grant Aid $4,617 37%
Pell Grants $4,106 36%
Other Federal Grants $1,394 16%
Institution Grant Aid $3,360 69%
State Grant Aid $3,410 41%
Student Loans $6,386 67%
Federal Loans $5,414 67%
Other Loans $11,543 6%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 - $3,200 Y Y
$1,250 Y
- Y
$2,750
$1,250 - $3,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Wilkes-Barre offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
Old Route 115
Lehman, PA 18627-0217
(570) 675-2171
http://studentaid.psu.edu/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $524
Out of State $817

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Gregory from Dallas, PA
  • I am a current student here

    The tuition is really cheap compared to other schools in the area. (Wilkes, Kings, Misercordia) and you really do learn a lot. The professors care about the students, and are always there to help you. Its a really good bang for the buck.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    I think it is worth the money, since you do get individual attention. If you need help, someone is always there to help.

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  • 5
  • Alexandria from Forty Fort, PA
  • I am a current student here

    penn state wilkes-barre is one of the most affordable degrees in the luzerne county area! better yet, no matter which campus you attend- everyone gets the big ten degree!

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