Tuition & Fees

$13,568

$21,202

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
53%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
56%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
24-29
33%
18-23
17%
12-17
50%
24-29
17%
18-23
67%
12-17
16%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

68%

32%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 357
Declined + 76
Total Received 433
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Public

456

undergraduate students

11

graduate students

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Lists & Rankings

Pennsylvania State University -- Wilkes-Barre Campus does not appear on any Lists or Rankings

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Codes

SAT 2660

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 467
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Lehman, PA

58-acre, rural campus in Lehman (population: 3,508). 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

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Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
53%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
56%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
24-29
33%
18-23
17%
12-17
50%
24-29
17%
18-23
67%
12-17
16%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%

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 no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 357
Declined + 76
Total Received 433

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

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

Not Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,718
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $1,840
Total $15,408
Average Financial Aid - $9,665
Total with Avg. Aid $5,743

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,665

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $753,386
State $545,614
Institutional $701,754
Other external $51,617
Total $2,052,371

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $103,058
Other external $8,435
Total $111,493

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

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

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Business Administration
Information Sciences/Technology
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Materials Engineering Technology
Surveying Engineering Technology
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Undergraduate

98%

456
students

Female
32%
144

Male
68%
312

Graduate

2%

11
students

Female
55%
6

Male
45%
5

undergraduateFull-time

84%

387
students

Female
27%
104

Male
73%
283

undergraduatePart-time

16%

69
students

Female
58%
40

Male
42%
29

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

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
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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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