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
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%

male

32%

female

1

teacher

11

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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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 467
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
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 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

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

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,665

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 - $9,665
Total with Avg. Aid $5,761

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
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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

467

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

456
students

Female
32%
144

Male
68%
312

2%

11
students

Female
55%
6

Male
45%
5

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

387
students

Female
27%
104

Male
73%
283

16%

69
students

Female
58%
40

Male
42%
29

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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

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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