Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre is a very small four-year, public school with 505 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1916 and is the only college located in Lehman, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
15
Fair
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 15 majors. The most popular concentrations are Criminal Justice, Engineering, Business, Management, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
84%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre is high at 84% (well above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre is below average - 52%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre is pretty good -- 13:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,400
High
Average tuition charges are high - $19,500 a year. The additional fees at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre (not included in tuition costs) are about $900, which comes to a total of $20,400 per year.

Read the details about Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
88%
Easy
According to government data, 411 applications were submitted and 360 were accepted; so it is easy to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre Location and Maps



Post Address: Pennsylvania State University Penn State Wilkes Barre, Old Route 115, Lehman, Pennsylvania 18627, USA
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