Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, PA
4-year
Medium
Urban
36th
Best value Bachelor's Degree in Pennsylvania

Questions and Answers

Erin O.
3 days ago
Does Wilkes University have a psychology program?
Stephanie B.
2 months ago
Where can I find scholarships opportunities that your school offers for graduate students?
Wilkes University
At Wilkes, we have several financial aid options to make graduate study affordable. You can learn more about our financial aid options and applying here: https://www.wilkes.edu/academics/graduate-programs/graduate-admissions/index.aspx. In addition, our creative writing program offers several scholarships specifically for creative writing students: https://wilkes.edu/academics/graduate-programs/masters-programs/creative-writing-ma-mfa/admissions-requirements/financial-aid.aspx
Naveen E.
2 months ago
How can I learn more about transferring credits to your school from another?
Wilkes University
Hi Naveen! You can learn more about transferring credits at https://wilkes.edu/transfer or by contacting our transfer admissions counselors. Jonathan Summers works with students who plan to major in education, nursing, or business: Jonathan Summers jonathan.summers@wilkes.edu (570) 408-4465 (800) WILKES-U Ext. 4465 For all other majors, contact Amy Patton: Amy Patton amy.patton@wilkes.edu (570) 408-4407 (800) WILKES-U Ext. 4407
tinsae a.
4 months ago
Where can I find scholarships opportunities that your school offers for international students living overseas?
Wilkes University
You can learn more about international scholarship opportunities at Wilkes at https://wilkes.edu/admissions/international/tuition-scholarships.aspx. You can also contact Abby Love, our Associate Director of International Admissions at abby.love@wilkes.edu or 570-408-5532.

Academic details

1050-1240
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
21-27
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Selectivity
Less Selective (75% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

77% White
5% Black
4% Hispanic
2% Asian
2% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)130k
Director of Operations92k
Mechanical Engineer72k
Marketing Coordinator60k
Environmental Engineer59k
Project Engineer58k
Elementary School Teacher58k
Based on 2,268 student responses
52.4kAvg. Early Career Pay
94.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
54%in High-Meaning careers
10%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
$23,409
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,407
Average Pell Grant
$5,407
Average Federal Loans

$20,188
Average Institutional Grant
$10,573
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$37,622 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.