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Penn State Wilkes-Barre
  • 4 Year
  • LEHMAN, PA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade unavailable
  5. Athletics
    grade D minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade unavailable
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Penn State Wilkes-Barre is an above-average public college located in Lehman Township, Pennsylvania in the Scranton Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 366 undergraduate students. The Penn State Wilkes-Barre acceptance rate is 86%. Popular majors include Business, Engineering, and Information Science. Graduating 53% of students, Penn State Wilkes-Barre alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,100.

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OLD ROUTE 115
LEHMAN, PA 18627
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USCAA
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PSU Wilkes-Barre Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
990-1140
ACT Range
24-27
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$16,933 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,535 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 8 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 10 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 10 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    70%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
366 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
63
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
18%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Friendly
    83%
  • Cliquey
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 7 responses

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