Overview

Student Population
5,545
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
Religious Affiliation 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 4,067 prospective students applied, and 3,063 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 607 enrolled in the school.  2,729 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,816 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $33,208 plus fees of $1,688. Wilkes is ranked 522 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
Wilkes University overview
SAT 1120/1290
ACT 21/26
Applications Accepted
75.3% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$33,208
Costs for Wilkes University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,688
Room and Board $14,270
Budget for Other Expenses$3,200
Total One Year Cost$53,966

Outcomes

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.