Tuition & Fees

$13,586

$21,770

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
55%
400-499
28%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
59%
400-499
19%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
20%
24-29
40%
18-23
20%
12-17
20%
30-36
20%
24-29
40%
18-23
20%
12-17
20%
30-36
20%
24-29
60%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

71%

male

29%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 252
Declined + 41
Total Received 293
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Public

429

undergraduate students

9

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2660

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Location

School Facts

Pennsylvania State University -- Wilkes-Barre Campus, founded in 1947, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Lehman, PA.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 438
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Lehman, PA

58-acre, rural campus in Lehman (population: 3,474). Air serves Wilkes-Barre-Scranton (17 miles); bus serves Wilkes-Barre (10 miles).

Pennsylvania State University — Wilkes–Barre Campus
Old Route 115
Lehman, PA 18627-0217

Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
55%
400-499
28%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
59%
400-499
19%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
20%
24-29
40%
18-23
20%
12-17
20%
30-36
20%
24-29
40%
18-23
20%
12-17
20%
30-36
20%
24-29
60%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 252
Declined + 41
Total Received 293

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Ellen Gregorio
Director of Enrollment Management
P: 800 966-6613
F: 570 675-9113
wbadmissions@psu.edu

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,937

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,718
Additional fees $868
Books & supplies $1,840
Total $15,426
Average Financial Aid - $9,937
Total with Avg. Aid $5,489

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $728,748
State $448,251
Institutional $731,800
Other external $50,979
Total $1,959,778

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,345
Institutional $89,354
Other external $23,946
Total $118,645
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 570 675-9242
wb-finaid@psu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Diana Coslett
Student Financial Aid Coordinator
duc661@psu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Adventure Sports, Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Wiffleball

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Athletic Directors

Scott Miner (men's)
Athletic Director/assistant Baseball Coach
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
USCAA, Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference
Mascot
lions
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Administration of Justice
Advertising/Public Relations
Aerospace Engineering
African Studies
African-American Studies
African/African-American Studies
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Systems Management
Agricultural/Extension Education
Agriculture
Agriculture Science
Agroecology
American Studies
Animal Bioscience
Animal Sciences
Anthropological Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Psychology
Archaeological Science
Architectural Engineering
Art
Art Education
Art History
Arts Administration
Arts/Architecture
Asian Studies
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Athletic Training
Biobehavioral Health
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioengineering
Biological Anthropology
Biological Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering Technology
Biorenewable Systems
Biotechnology
Business
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business/Liberal Arts/Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics/Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Communication Arts/Sciences
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication/Media Studies
Communications
Community/Environment/Development
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Corporate Communications
Corporate Innovation/Entrepreneurship
Creative Writing
Crime/Law/Justice
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Data Science
Digital Media/Arts/Technology
Earth Science/Policy
Earth Sciences
Earth/Mineral Sciences
East Asian Studies
Economics
Education
Education/Public Policy
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electrical/Computer Engineering Technology
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
Elementary/Kindergarten Education
Energy Business/Finance
Energy Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental Systems Engineering
Film/Video
Finance
Food Science
Forensic Science
Forest Ecosystem Management
Forest Science
French/Francophone Studies
General Arts/Sciences
Geobiology
Geography
Geosciences
German
Global Studies
Global/International Studies
Graphic Design
Health Policy/Administration
Health/Human Development
History
Horticulture
Hospitality Management
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Humanities
Immunology/Infectious Disease
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Health/Safety
Information Sciences/Technology
Information Systems
Integrative Arts
Interdisciplinary Business/Engineering Studies
Interdisciplinary Digital Studio
International Business
International Politics
Italian
Japanese
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Labor Studies/Employment Relations
Labor/Employment Relations
Landscape Contracting
Latin American Studies
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Liberal Arts
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Engineering Technology
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Studies
Medieval Studies
Meteorology/Atmospheric Science
Microbiology
Middle Level Education
Mining Engineering
Music
Music Education
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nutritional Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Petroleum/Natural Gas Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Planetary Science/Astronomy
Plant Sciences
Plastics Engineering Technology
Political Science
Pre-Medicine
Professional Writing
Project/Supply Chain Management
Psychology
Psychology/Social Science
Public Policy
Rail Transportation Engineering
Recreation/Park/Tourism Management
Rehabilitation/Human Services
Religious Studies
Risk Management
Russian
Russian Translation
Science
Secondary Education
Secondary Education Social Studies
Security/Risk Analysis
Social Data Analytics
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Structural Design/Construction Engineering Technology
Supply Chain/Information Systems
Surveying Engineering
Surveying Engineering Technology
Telecommunications
Theatre
Toxicology
Turfgrass Science
Undecided/Exploratory Studies
Veterinary/Biomedical Sciences
Visual Art Studies
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
Women's Studies
Wood Products
Workforce Education/Development
World Language Education
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

438

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

429
students

Female
29%
125

Male
71%
304

2%

9
students

Female
56%
5

Male
44%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

366
students

Female
28%
99

Male
72%
267

15%

63
students

Female
42%
26

Male
58%
37

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Student Break-down

5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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