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Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Lehman, PA 18627-0217

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Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Campus Facts

Penn State Wilkes-Barre


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.

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It's Your Time: Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Student videos highlighting campus life, academics and opportunities at Penn State Wilkes-Barre

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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    View all Wilkes-Barre events and visit programs

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


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.
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Lehman, PA 18627-0217