Overview

Student Population
438
Penn State Wilkes Barre overview
Location Lehman, Pennsylvania
Online psu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Penn State Wilkes Barre overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Lehman, Pennsylvania, Penn State Wilkes Barre is a small four year public college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 293 prospective students applied, and 252 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 88 enrolled in the school.  366 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 72 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $12,718 plus fees of $868. Penn State Wilkes-Barre is ranked 887 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate 
Penn State Wilkes Barre overview
SAT 990/1140
ACT 24/27
Applications Accepted
86% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition
$12,718
In State Costs for Penn State Wilkes Barre
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,840
Other Fees$868
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,570
Budget for Other Expenses$4,788
Total One Year Cost$31,784
Out of State Tuition
$20,902
Out of State Costs for Penn State Wilkes Barre
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,840
Other Fees$868
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,570
Budget for Other Expenses$4,788
Total One Year Cost$39,968

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$55,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Penn State Wilkes Barre students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 34%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 28%
Engineering Technology 19%
English and Literature 12%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214643 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Wilkes Barre.