Founded in 1933, Wilkes University provides students in its liberal arts, sciences and professional programs with the experience, mentoring and education necessary for career and intellectual development as well as personal growth. The University also maintains a strong commitment to support the northeast Pennsylvania community through service and programs that stimulate social and economic growth.

Wilkes University’s mission is to continue its tradition of liberally educating students for lifelong learning and success in a constantly evolving and multicultural world through a commitment to individualized attention, exceptional teaching, scholarship and academic excellence, while continuing the university’s commitment to community engagement.