Wilkes University

Now accepting applications for Spring 2016 for our bachelor's and graduate programs!

For more than 80 years, Wilkes University has provided students with academic excellence through mentoring and personalized attention - values that only Wilkes, a non-profit, private university, can offer. Now, those same values are available in Arizona.

Whether you are interested in our ACBSP accredited MBA program, or if you have college credits and are looking to further your education in our bachelor's degree program for transfer students, Wilkes University makes your success our top priority. We understand that your needs are unique, and we value the personalized education, small class size and competitive scholarships that produces the highest quality outcomes.

Frequently Accessed Information.

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Learn with the Best

  • Personal and Professional Development series, which engages using a unique "lead by doing" style
  • Regional and national accreditation
  • Ph.D. credentialed faculty with real-world experience
  • Hands-on learning through internships and research projects
  • Private, independent and not-for-profit institution

Transfer Credits from Local Community Colleges

Wilkes works closely with Maricopa Community Colleges to assure easy credit transfers for students who wish to turn their associate degree into their key to professional success.

Chandler-Gilbert Community College | Estrella Mountain Community College | Glendale Community College | Gateway Community College | Mesa Community College | Paradise Valley Community College | Phoenix College | Rio Salado College | Scottsdale Community College | South Mountain Community College

Improve Your Employment

Upgrading your education is a great way to jump start your career. Wilkes students have gone on to take positions in a variety of successful companies, and so can you!
PricewaterhouseCoopers | Bank of America | Kraft I Jones New York | Deloitte | MetLife Stadium I| Amazon | Vera Bradley | Johns Hopkins | Cintas | PWC Florham Park

Graduate Programs

If you already hold an undergraduate degree, whether you majored in accounting or theatre arts, or anything in between, Wilkes University offers a specially-designed MBA program that can boost your earning power and multiply your career options. Wilkes University, Mesa, Arizona also offers the following graduate programs – Creative Writing (M.A./M.F.A.); Doctor of Education (Ed.D), Engineering Management (M.S.); Mechanical Engineering (M.S.), Graduate Teacher Education (M.S. Ed.)

"I chose Wilkes because of the small class sizes, which gave me great opportunities to have one-on-one discussions with the professors. The professors and staff really want you to succeed."

- AJ Amos, bachelor's degree in marketing candidate



October 6

Wilkes University Week @ SMCC

South Mountain Community College