Wilkes Barre, PA Colleges

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Wilkes Barre

Wilkes-Barre /?w?lksbæri/ is a city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, the county seat of Luzerne County. It is at the center of the Wyoming Valley area with a population of 41,498, making it the 13th largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is one of the principal cities in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area, which had a population of 563,631 as of the 2010 Census making it the fourth largest metro/statistical area in the state of Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre was founded in 1769 and formally incorporated in 1806.

Wilkes-Barre and the surrounding Wyoming Valley are framed by the Pocono Mountains to the east, the Endless Mountains to the west and the Lehigh Valley to the south. The Susquehanna River flows through the center of the valley and defines the northwestern border of the city.

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Schools in and around Wilkes Barre, PA

Name
King's College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,680 average out-state tuition; $27,680 average in-state tuition
CDE Careeer Institute
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Wilkes University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $26,834 average out-state tuition; $26,834 average in-state tuition
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy of Wilkes-Barre
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Jolie Hair And Beauty Academy-Hazleton
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $13,500 average out-state tuition; $13,500 average in-state tuition
Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public

Wilkes Barre, PA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016