Wilkes University

Address:
84 West South Street, Wilkes - Barre, PA 18766
Phone:
570-408-5000
Website:
http://www.wilkes.edu
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About Wilkes University

Wilkes University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,240
 Graduate3,999
 Total6,239
GenderFemale49%
 Male51%
Student Age% Under 2544%
 % 25 and Over56%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time42%
 % Part-time58%
Race/Ethnicity% White81.0%
 % Black1.6%
 % Asian1.1%
 % Latino1.4%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown12.3%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyWeb Design & New Media
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal2,641
 % Admitted76%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled27%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Neither required nor recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT99%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800580 / 800
 SAT Writing450 / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math480 / 800600 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$45
 In-State Tuition & Fees$27,178
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$27,178
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid97%
 % Undergraduates with Loans83%
 % Undergraduates with Grants96%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,500
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,470
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,500
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,500
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,350

Neighborhood Data for the Wilkes - Barre Area

Median AgeNot Available
Median Household Income$
Total Population
Race/Ethnicity% White0.0%
 % Black0.0%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino0.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,470
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,500
Rental Vacancy Rate$0%
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)Not Available
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