Penn State’s tradition of academic excellence, investment in student success, and commitment to providing unrivaled opportunities make the University a great place to study, but it’s the dedication of our students, faculty and staff that make it truly exceptional. Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers small, friendly classes and approachable faculty, while you are earning a degree that carries the weight of a world-class research and teaching institution.

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Why Penn State Wilkes-Barre?

Whether you plan to finish your degree here or move on to University Park or one of Penn State’s other campuses, you’ll love Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s small size, friendly faculty and staff, beautiful campus, and opportunities for leadership and athletic participation.

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Become a Penn Stater

No matter who you are, we're here to answer your questions and help guide you throughout the admissions process.

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Come Visit Us!

Get to know Penn State Wilkes-Barre by scheduling an individual visit or attending one of our admissions events. Talk to students, faculty, support staff, and meet your admissions counselor.

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After Admission

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to Penn State University. Learn about the next steps to take before your first day of classes. And, as always, contact Admissions if you have any questions.