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
  • 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
  • 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
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Wilkes-Barre (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Avoca (15)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
Student Housing
  • 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
  • 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
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Museums Art Gallery, performing arts, sports conference, telecommunications center, electron microscope, Pharmacy Information Center
  • Number Of Subscriptions 521
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Polish Room, Multicultural Resource Center, University Archives, Language Institute, Admiral Stark Room
  • Number Of Microforms 790,211
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • 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 Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 250
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 185,844
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 225
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,662
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • 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)
Student Employment and Career
  • 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%
  • 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
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City