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.
Privately owned housing is also available close to campus.
477 attend classes here.
Student to teacher ratio of 12:1
20 Clubs & Organizations
Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers 9 baccalaureate degrees and 4 associate degrees that can be completed in their entirety at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Nearly all of Penn State's more than 275 baccalaureate programs may be started at Penn State Wilkes-Barre as part of the 2+2 Plan.
Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC)
United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)