Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Wilkes-Barre: Ranking & Review

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Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Wilkes-Barre Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate82%83%82%
Applicants433275158
Admissions357228129
Enrolled undergraduates1037231
Enrolled total (including graduate students)467317150

252 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

30 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores92
Percent of students submitting SAT scores89%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
535
Math
542

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores6
Percent of students submitting ACT scores6%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
21
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Wilkes-Barre Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus$31,476$39,110
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Wilkes-Barre does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$12,718$20,352
Fees for full-time undergraduates$850$850
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$524$848
Tuition for Full-time graduates$19,540$25,050
Fees for full-time graduates$850$850
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$814$1,044

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2626
Engineering1919
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1010
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4610
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs44
Health Professions and Related Programs33
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
English Language and Literature & Letters11
Visual and Performing Arts
Grand Total126577

A total of 77 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Wilkes-Barre.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%58%63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesPenn State
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff94
Instructional FTE39
Public Service FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewilkesbarre.psu.edu
AddressOld Route 115
Lehman, Pennsylvania, 18627-0217
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
Phone5706752171