If you are planning on applying to Penn State Wilkes Barre, the application fee costs $65.
Here is an overiew of some of Penn State Wilkes Barre's admissions stats.
|Penn State Wilkes Barre 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||20%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||4%|
These are the application deadlines for Penn State Wilkes-Barre.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 1||December 24|
Penn State Wilkes Barre does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. Penn State Wilkes Barre will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 24.
➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
For more information on transferring to Penn State Wilkes-Barre, contact the school directly.
Penn State Wilkes Barre has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
What does Penn State Wilkes Barre consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Penn State Wilkes Barre for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Penn State Wilkes Barre, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Penn State Wilkes Barre's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Penn State Wilkes Barre has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Penn State Wilkes Barre considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Penn State Wilkes Barre does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 20% of Penn State Wilkes Barre's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Wilkes Barre students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Wilkes Barre students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
To be most competitive at Penn State Wilkes Barre, you should strive to earn between 16 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Wilkes Barre's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Wilkes Barre students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Wilkes Barre during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Wilkes Barre?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Penn State Wilkes Barre.
Does Penn State Wilkes Barre accept transfer credits?
✅ Penn State Wilkes Barre accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Penn State Wilkes Barre accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Wilkes Barre?
✅ Penn State Wilkes Barre is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Penn State Wilkes Barre's acceptance rate?
✅ Penn State Wilkes Barre's acceptance rate is 90%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Penn State Wilkes Barre?
❌ Penn State Wilkes Barre does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Penn State Wilkes Barre? Penn State Wilkes Barre is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Wilkes Barre acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 89 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State Wilkes Barre is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Wilkes Barre is Continuous processing.
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22 and Above
16 to 22
16 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Wilkes Barre is 21. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Wilkes Barre. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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