Colleges Near Wilkes-Barre

Colleges and universities near me in the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania area

There are 2 colleges in Wilkes-Barre and 26 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 70,086 students.

Located in Pennsylvania with a population of 41,498, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Wilkes-Barre. Driving time to these schools from Wilkes-Barre should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Muhlenberg College in Allentown. The largest college in the area is Northampton County Area Community College enrolling 9,769 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Wilkes-Barre.


26 results

King's College
K
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
King's College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,569enrollment
  • $26,791net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

0 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Wilkes University
W
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Wilkes University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#26 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 5,132enrollment
  • $27,393net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1218SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.42*Avg GPA

1 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Fortis Institute Forty Fort
F
Forty Fort, PA
 
Fortis Institute Forty Fort

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 164enrollment
  • $15,960net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Luzerne County Community College
L
Nanticoke, PA
 
Luzerne County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,984enrollment
  • $7,158net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Misericordia University
M
Dallas, PA
Misericordia University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#25 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,566enrollment
  • $25,978net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1220SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

8 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Wilkes Barre
P
Lehman, PA
 
Penn State Wilkes Barre

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 438enrollment
  • -net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Lackawanna College
L
Scranton, PA
 
Lackawanna College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,873enrollment
  • $17,496net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Wilkes-Barre

University of Scranton
S
Scranton, PA
University of Scranton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 5,286enrollment
  • $36,235net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

16 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Yeshivath Beth Moshe
Y
Scranton, PA
 
Yeshivath Beth Moshe

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 33enrollment
  • $9,326net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Fortis Institute Scranton
F
Scranton, PA
 
Fortis Institute Scranton

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 288enrollment
  • $42,271net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Johnson College
J
Scranton, PA
 
Johnson College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 428enrollment
  • $18,434net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Marywood University
M
Scranton, PA
 
Marywood University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#33 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,853enrollment
  • $23,380net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

18 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Worthington Scranton
P
Dunmore, PA
 
Penn State Worthington Scranton

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 992enrollment
  • -net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Baptist Bible College and Seminary
B
Clarks Summit, PA
 
Baptist Bible College and Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 768enrollment
  • $16,980net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

20 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Hazleton
P
Hazleton, PA
 
Penn State Hazleton

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 676enrollment
  • -net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Keystone College
K
La Plume, PA
 
Keystone College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#51 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,424enrollment
  • $25,913net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 880-1070SAT range
  • 14-22ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

22 miles from Wilkes-Barre

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
B
Bloomsburg, PA
 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 8,909enrollment
  • $18,075net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 950-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

34 miles from Wilkes-Barre

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
E
East Stroudsburg, PA
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 6,412enrollment
  • $18,635net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 910-1100SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA

40 miles from Wilkes-Barre

FAQ's

The closest community college is Luzerne County Community College and is 7.1 miles from Wilkes-Barre. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Luzerne County Community College are $6,000 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Luzerne County Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.