Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Privately owned housing is available adjacent to campus.
- 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.
With a student body of approximately 680 students, many choose to live in privately-owned off campus housing near campus.
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Visit Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Prospect Visits are available for any prospective student interested in learning more about Penn State Wilkes-Barre. This includes first year, transfer, and/or adult/veteran students. The types of events offered include: Personal Visits, Campus Tours, Open Houses, Academic Information Sessions, and Be A Penn Stater for a Day.
Open to students who have received an offer of admission to Penn State Wilkes-Barre. This includes accepted first year, transfer, and/or adult/veteran students. The types of events offered include: Offer Reception, Financial Aid Information Session, and Scholarship Breakfast.
There are currently no scheduled events of this type.
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- 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.
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