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Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Dallas, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%

Penn State Wilkes Barre Academics

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Penn State Wilkes-Barre accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Penn State Wilkes-Barre does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 61% of students who start college at Penn State Wilkes-Barre finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Penn State Wilkes-Barre may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Penn State Wilkes-Barre?

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Penn State Wilkes-Barre.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Penn State Wilkes-Barre directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Penn State Wilkes-Barre

When choosing a major, Penn State Wilkes-Barre students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Does Penn State Wilkes-Barre Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Penn State Wilkes-Barre directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Penn State Wilkes-Barre Offer Online Classes?

❌ Penn State Wilkes-Barre false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Penn State Wilkes-Barre Give Credit for AP Classes?

🟨 Penn State Wilkes-Barre may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.

Does Penn State Wilkes-Barre Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.

Does Penn State Wilkes-Barre Require Internships?

❌ Penn State Wilkes-Barre does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Penn State Wilkes-Barre does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Dual Degree Programs at Penn State Wilkes-Barre

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Penn State Wilkes Barre, contact the university directly.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Penn State Wilkes-Barre have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Penn State Wilkes-Barre include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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