We know families carefully consider the value of the investments they make, and education is no exception. Penn State Wilkes‑Barre prides itself in partnering with students and families to help meet their needs, from academics to student engagement and affordability.
Students may qualify for financial aid programs that ease the financial burden associated with completing a college degree. There are many University-wide awards and scholarships, as well as Wilkes-Barre–specific scholarships, that help make a Penn State Wilkes‑Barre education affordable. In fact, up to 85% of Penn State Wilkes‑Barre students receive some form of financial aid. In 2019, Penn State Wilkes‑Barre awarded $759,011 out of its own endowments to 233 students.