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Wilkes University

School Profile

  • Wilkes UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 2,309
First-year Undergraduate Students: 565
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,211
Graduate Students: 3,323
 

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Digital Communications/Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering/Industrial Management
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Bachelor of Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences/Systems
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Special Education

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees

Tuition

  • In-state tuition and fees: $26,010
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $26,010

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 61

Athletics

Member: NCAA
Team name: Colonels

Rankings

  • Ranked #68 Regional Universities (North)
  • Ranked #155 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #390 Nursing
  • Ranked #73 Pharmacy

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Admissions Address

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
(570) 408-4400
(800) 945-5378
Fax: (570) 408-4904
admissions@wilkes.edu
Contact: Michael Frantz
Vice President of Enrollment Services

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 75%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 75%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 2,485
Female applicants 1,283
Male applicants 1,202
Applicants accepted 1,875
Female applicants accepted 1,030
Male applicants accepted 845
Freshman enrollment 502
Female freshman enrollment 249
Male freshman enrollment 253
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 76%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 97%
SAT Critical Reading average score 519
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 470-570
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
 
SAT Math average score 542
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 490-600
 
SAT Writing average score 513
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 460-570
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores N/A
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Composite score breakdown N/A
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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