School Overview

Wilkes University is a Private, 4 years college located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Wilkes ranked 62nd in Pennsylvania Colleges and 39th in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 4,781 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Wilkes's acceptance rate is 94.77% last year (undergraduate school).
Wilkes University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Wilkes University is 94.77% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 14.60%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $45 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate94.77 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)14.60 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$45

Tuition & Fees

Wilkes's 2022 tuition & fees is $39,914 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $26,016.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$39,914
Graduate Tuition & Fees$26,016
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,781 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 2,341 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Wilkes has 2,243 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,538 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,781
Undergraduate Students2,243
Graduate Students2,538
Online Enrollment2,341

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs68 Programs
Number of online programs21 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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