84 W South Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766 570-408-4400
http://www.wilkes.edu admissions@wilkes.edu
About Wilkes University
  • Year of Foundation 1933
  • Size of Campus 27 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,188
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48% 52% 21%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $25,802
  • Room and Board $11,470
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 2,133
WILKES UNIVERSITY To continue the Wilkes tradition of liberally educating our students for lifelong learning and success in a constantly evolving and multicultural world through a commitment to individualized attention, exceptional teaching, scholarship and academic excellence, while continuing the university’s commitment to community engagement. Wilkes University will provide exceptional educational experiences that transform students and develop innovations through scholarly activities that lead to national recognition and shape the world around us.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Beta Beta Beta, Chi Alpha Epsilon, Delta Mu Delta, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Pi Kappa Delta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Psi Chi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Tau Del
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Interfaith
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Student Coalition, International Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Avoca (15)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Wilkes-Barre (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 45%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 250
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 185,844
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 225
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,662
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Museums Art Gallery, performing arts, sports conference, telecommunications center, electron microscope, Pharmacy Information Center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Subscriptions 521
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library Facilities Polish Room, Multicultural Resource Center, University Archives, Language Institute, Admiral Stark Room
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 790,211
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 700
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (King's College, University of Scranton)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 36%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 98%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City