Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Wilkes - Barre is a public institution located in Lehman, PA and provides a large number of program options for students. Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Wilkes - Barre, with only around 800 students enrolled, has smaller class sizes and hands on instruction as part of its commitment to students.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Wilkes - Barre offers:
- Business Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Surveying Technology
- Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology
- Management Science
The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. The majority of students admitted to this school have an SAT score between 1260 - 1570, or an ACT score within the range of 16 - 23. This school admits about 90 percent of applicants annually. Of those admitted, around 37 percent enrolled. More information from the admissions office can be found at admissions.psu.edu.
Tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Wilkes - Barre vary for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs close to $14,000 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $21,000 annually. This school may provide financial aid for students who qualify in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Wilkes – Barre accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Wilkes – Barre is about 500. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 29% enrolling as graduate students and 98% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $13,000-$15,000
- Out-of-State: $19,000-$23,280
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $520-$630 per unit
- Out-of-State: $810-$970 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||71%||$6,488|
|Receiving Student Loans||79%||$6,600|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Wilkes – Barre may offer student services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Wilkes – Barre has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 50%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||28%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||13%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||6%|
Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Wilkes – Barre is a Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA). The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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