|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,113 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Wilkes University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,245 applications and 3,223 students were granted admission. Wilkes University is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 29% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 89% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||895 to 1130|
|ACT||20 to 25|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Wilkes University's tuition was $31,946 for all students regardless of residency (19.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Wilkes University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 40% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,530 (which is 3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wilkes University in 2016-2017, was 485, which is 83% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,064 (which is 2.9% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Wilkes University has enrolled a total of 5,552 students (2,847 students full-time and 2,705 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,552 students, 201 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 2,561 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,991 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,308 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Wilkes University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||29%||461||92|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||8%||130|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||79|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||72|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||40||0|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||2%||32|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||1%||9|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Wilkes University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Wilkes University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,300. Last year, out of the total 926 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 889 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,086 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,021 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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