Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Lehman, PA 18627-0217

Phone: +1 570-675-9238

Campus Facts

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Facts


Privately owned housing is available adjacent to campus.


545 students

Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC)
United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)
Varsity Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross country, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball

Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Wilkes-Barre proudly offers the advantages of an intimate campus atmosphere combined with all the resources of a major research university. Established in 1916 and located on a scenic estate in northeastern Pennsylvania just nine miles from Wilkes-Barre, Penn State Wilkes-Barre is the oldest institution of higher learning in the Wyoming Valley. The campus' Commons building provides a friendly, casual atmosphere for conversation and relaxation.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre holds lectures, workshops, and presentations as well as noon-time programs with musicians, comedians and other entertainers. There is also a new athletics and recreation building with a large gym, regulation basketball court, three racquetball courts, a fitness center, and a multi-purpose room for aerobics, dance, and other activities.

Visit Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Prospective Students
Prospective Students

Students who have applied to Penn State but have not yet received an offer of admission. Events of this type are open to all prospects, regardless of application status.

Accepted Students
Accepted Students

Any student who has received or accepted an offer of admission to Penn State.

There are currently no scheduled events of this type.

Invitation Only
Invitation Only

These events are open to select groups of students who receive an invitation. 

Please refer to your invitation for more information on how to register.

Large Groups
Large Groups

Groups of 10 or more students who would like to request their own visit to Penn State.

Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office in order to schedule a visit. 

All Students
All Students

These events are open to any student who is interested in Penn State, regardless of application status, age, or applicant type (first-year or transfer).

There are currently no scheduled events of this type.

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Space may be limited. Please register in advance to reserve your seat.

Virtual Tour


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Academic Information

Campus Majors
Majors Completed at Penn State Wilkes-Barre:
Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers 6 baccalaureate degrees and 4 associate degrees that can be completed in their entirety at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.
Campus Major Listings
2+2 Plan:
Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers the first two years of nearly all of Penn State's more that 160 baccalaureate programs that can be completed at Penn State University Park or other Penn State campus locations.
Penn State Major Listings

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