Penn State Wilkes-Barre Annual Costs

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Annual Costs

A Penn State Wilkes-Barre education is a smart investment in your future.

A smart investment yields a good return, which is what our students get when they choose Penn State Wilkes-Barre. The investment students and their families make in tuition helps them receive the education they need to find a career they will love.

Employers hire our graduates because they trust a Penn State education. In fact, the Wall Street Journal named Penn State as the number one overall institution in the nation for producing the best prepared and well-rounded graduates, who are most able to succeed once hired. In addition, completion of a four-year degree increases an individual’s life-long earnings.

How much does it cost to attend Penn State Wilkes-Barre?

The estimated direct costs on this page are for a full-time, first- or second-year student studying during the 2017-18 academic year. Tuition and fees are billed by semester; bills are due in August for the fall semester and December for the spring semester. Penn State Wilkes-Barre does not offer on-campus housing; view off-campus housing information.

Tuition and Fees: Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Annual Costs PA Resident Non-PA Resident
Tuition $12,718 $20,352
Information Technology Fee $504 $504
Student Fee $346 $346
Average Total Cost: $13,568 $21,202
Tuition Comparison: Penn State Wilkes-Barre and University Park
Campus Location PA Resident Non-PA Resident
University Park $17,416 $32,644
Wilkes-Barre $12,718 $20,352
Tuition Savings: $4,698 $12,292
Part-Time Students (Per Credit)
Division PA Resident Non-PA Resident
Lower Division $524 $848
Upper Division – Business, EMS, Science, IST, Engineering $579 $898
Upper Division – All Other Programs $567 $898