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Private school in Pennsylvania with 2,400 total undergraduate students

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Admissions

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
92%
Women
93%

Men
90%

Total number of applicants
3,633
Women: 49%
Men: 51%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
15%

Cost & scholarships

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In-state
$57,530
Out-of-state
$57,530

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
Yes

Recommendation letters
Not used

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Not used

SAT/ACT testing policy
Optional
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Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 89%
ACT: 11%

Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
492
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
50%
Enrolled men:
50%
6-year graduation rate
60%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
76%

Student diversity

Low diversity
International students
9%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: 3%
Black: 4%
Hispanic: 7%
Native American: 1%
Other: 9%
White: 75%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
12:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

D1 Basketball
No

Basketball conference
Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

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Location

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
Campus Setting
Urban

Region
Mid-Atlantic

Campus culture

Religious Affilliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

(570) 408-5000
84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766