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Wilkes University overview
 Location Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
 Online wilkes.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Wilkes University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Wilkes University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,932 prospective students applied, and 2,942 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 650 enrolled in the school.  2,693 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,439 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $34,454 plus fees of $1,740. Wilkes is ranked 481 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Wilkes University overview
SAT 1050/1240
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.42
Applications Accepted
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Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Wilkes University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,740
Room and Board $14,682
Budget for Other Expenses$3,200
Total One Year Cost$55,676


Average Salary After 10 Years
$58,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
58% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wilkes University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 13%
Health Professions 11%
Engineering 11%
Communication 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216931 IPEDS survey data for Wilkes University.