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 •  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
wb-finaid@psu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Four Season Outdoor Sports/activities, 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.
Business Administration
Information Sciences/Technology
Letters/Arts/Sciences
Materials Engineering Technology
Surveying Engineering Technology
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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%
American Indian 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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