Wilkes University - Wilkes Barre, PA

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Wilkes University

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral (and professional) degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral (and professional) degree.Wilkes University is a private, for-profit school.

Contacting the School

84 West South Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18766
Main Phone: 5704085000
Web Site:www.wilkes.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 5,114 (full-time equivalent) students. 98.4% of students attend full-time, while1.6% attend part-time. Male students comprised 49.8% of the student body, while females made up 50.2%.

Minority enrollment included African-American (87)%, Hispanic (91)%, Asian (79)%, and Native American (12)%.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 460.One quarter of students scored at least 580.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 470 or higher.One fourth of students scored 600 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctor's Degree
  • First-Professional Degree

Degree Programs

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Business And Management

      EducationEngineeringEnglish Language And Literature
        Health CareHistory And Social SciencesLife SciencesPerforming And Visual ArtsPhysical SciencesProtective Services

          Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

          Wilkes University belongs to the following athletic conferences:

          • Middle Atlantic States Conference (for football, basketball, and baseball).

          The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, and baseball

          Special Student Services

          Academic Services

          • Remedial assistance
          • AP credits
          • Credit for life experience
          • Weekend college
          • Distance learning options
          • Study abroad

          Financial Flexibility

          • ROTC
          • Student employment services
          • Career counseling
          • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

          Cost of Attending

          In-State, Living On Campus:$ 36,990.00
          In-State, Living With Family:$ 27,080.00
          Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 36,990.00

          Admission Requirements

          The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

          • High-school GPA is required.
          • Secondary school rank is required.
          • Secondary school record is required.
          • Standardized test scores are required.
          Recommended (but not required):
          • A college preparatory program is recommended.
          Neither Required Nor Recommended:
          • Recommendations are neither required nor recommended.
          • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is neither required nor recommended.
          • The TOEFL (if applicable) is neither required nor recommended.

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