Wilkes University


Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wilkes University SnackAbility

6.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Competitive
5/10
SATs
8/10
Diversity
5/10
The Town
5/10
Cost
4/10
Debt
3/10
Career Earnings
9.5/10
Job Prospects
9.5/10

Wilkes University Info Snack

Wilkes University is a private, non-denominational American university located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, with branch centers in Mesa, Arizona and Bartonsville, Pennsylvania. It has over 2,200 undergraduates and over 2,200 graduate students. Wilkes was founded in 1933 as a satellite campus of Bucknell University, and became an independent institution in 1947, naming itself Wilkes College, after English radical politician John Wilkes after whom Wilkes-Barre is named. The school was granted university status in January 1990.

Undergraduates
1,762
Admission Rate
81.7%
Median Debt
$20,440
Average Net Cost
$44,996
In-state Tuition
$32,356
Out-of-state Tuition
$32,356
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