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Penn State Wilkes-Barre

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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.

At Penn State Wilkes‑Barre it’s about options and opportunities. We offer the first two years of most of the 160-plus baccalaureate degree programs currently offered by Penn State, plus four associate and nine bachelor’s degree programs you can complete on this campus. Here we can help you sort through your interests, explore your options and put you on a path to academic success. Convenient class schedules, financial aid, career counseling, outstanding faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities, including a newly renovated Chemistry Laboratory, all combine to make your education the best it can be.

For more information about Penn State Wilkes-Barre, please call (570) 675-2171 or visit

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