Pennsylvania State University -- Wilkes-Barre Campus

Lehman, PA

Pennsylvania State University -- Wilkes-Barre Campus

Lehman, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$13,594

$22,186

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
21%
500-599
47%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
20%
18-23
20%
12-17
40%
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undergraduateRatios

69%

male

31%

female

1

teacher

8.1

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 449
Declined 111
Total Received 560
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Public

415

undergraduate students

9

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 424
Established in 1916
Coeducational Coeducational

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
18627-0217

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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Student-run radio station

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
21%
500-599
47%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
20%
18-23
20%
12-17
40%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
School has early action program yes

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 449
Declined 111
Total Received 560

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,718
Additional fees $876
Total $13,594

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Racquetball

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Softball

Club Sports Men

Bowling, Cheerleading

Club Sports Women

Bowling, Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Animal Sciences, Other
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Archeology
Architectural Engineering
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Food Science
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forest Technology/Technician
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Nutrition
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Labor and Industrial Relations
Landscape Architecture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Metallurgical Technology/Technician
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Music, General
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nuclear Engineering
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Toxicology
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

424

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

415
students

Female
31%
130

Male
69%
285

2%

9
students

Female
56%
5

Male
44%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

350
students

Female
31%
107

Male
69%
243

16%

65
students

Female
36%
23

Male
64%
42

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 42%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

34

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

Not reported

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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