Privately owned housing is available adjacent to campus.Students
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.
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.
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.