Wilkes University

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
(570) 408-5000
http://www.wilkes.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Private not-for-profit
  • Total student population: 6,239
  • Undergraduate population: 2,240
  • Student to faculty ratio: 15 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $38,210
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $37,370
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $34,360
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $33,520

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 97%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $10,954
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 30%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $2,790
  • Students receiving federal aid: 31%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $3,803
  • Students receiving state aid: 43%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 95%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 2,668
  • Percent admitted: 79%
  • Percent admitted (men): 77%
  • Percent admitted (women): 80%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 460, 560
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 470, 600
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 440, 560

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 5,901
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 40%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 60%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 58%
  • Graduation rate (men): 55%
  • Graduation rate (women): 61%

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD