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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Wilkes University

Private school in Pennsylvania with 2,200 total undergraduate students

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Admissions

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
95%
Women
95%

Men
93%

Total number of applicants
4,019
Women: 52%
Men: 48%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
15%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$55,612
Out-of-state
$55,612

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
No

Recommendation letters
Required

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Not used

SAT/ACT testing policy
Optional
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Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 30%
ACT: 5%

Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
556
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
54%
Enrolled men:
46%
6-year graduation rate
63%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
76%

Student diversity

Low diversity
International students
9%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: 3%
Black: 4%
Hispanic: 7%
Native American: 1%
Other: 9%
White: 75%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
12:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

D1 Basketball
No

Basketball conference
Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

Location

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
Campus Setting
Urban

Region
Mid-Atlantic

Campus culture

Religious Affiliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

(570) 408-5000
84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
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