Wilkes University

What do you want to do?

Online MSN Program

Our online MSN—NP programs focus on the advanced clinical skills that are in high demand, as well as professionalism and evidence-based practice for improved patient outcomes. We offer three concentrations to give you the opportunity to align your graduate studies with your career goals.

Our integrated exam preparation courses provide dedicated study resources that lead to impressive pass rates and graduate success. Wilkes' nursing students have pass rates on board-certification exams that are consistently above the national average.

Jan. 2023 term application dead: Dec. 2 (Classes start Jan. 17)

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At Wilkes, we know you’re capable of more, and we know you’ll achieve it.

We know you're willing to...

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Work Hard

Work Hard

Choose a major that challenges you to be more. The interconnected nature of our academic programs allows you to explore and combine multiple interests.

Wilkes faculty, staff, and students collaborating

Create Connections

Create Connections

Develop relationships with people who will help you grow.

Go The Extra Mile

Go The Extra Mile

Earn real-world experience and find your career path.

This is an incubator for whatever you find interesting. For those willing to work for whatever comes next.

Spanish and Pharmacy Combine for a World of Possibilities

College offers students an opportunity to expand their horizons. Derek Donaldson, a pharmacy and Spanish double major, goes the extra mile, taking advantage of study abroad opportunities in Peru and Spain, and collaborating with a professor to craft a chapter of a Spanish-language textbook for medical professionals.

Bonner Leader Program Celebrates First Year at Wilkes

The eight students comprising the inaugural cohort of the Bonner Leader Program know the value of service leadership. In their first year, they partnered with six area organizations and completed over 1200 hours of service. Learn more about their accomplishments in this inspiring recap video.

Gallery Fellow Displays Her Creativity

Alyssa Roberts loves to put artistic talent on display, whether it’s someone else’s work or her own. As the student design fellow for the Sordoni Art Gallery, the senior digital design and media art major mentors five other students on the gallery’s design team and assigns project tasks to bring exhibits to life for campus and the community.

98%

of students have full-time jobs within a year of graduation

$41 Million

offered in scholarship aid

12:1

student-faculty ratio

An active and vibrant community.

Where Colonels call home.

Discover your place at Wilkes. Our compact, 35-acre campus blends stately mansions with state-of-the-art facilities in a historic downtown neighborhood.

When you need a study break, take a walk and enjoy some delicious cuisine from around the world. Visit the River Common Park for a jog, bike ride or picnic. Hop in the car and take advantage of the recreational activities available in the nearby Pocono Mountains. The journey’s up to you.

I didn't expect to have such strong connections with my professors. The student-to-faculty ratio here is phenomenal.Yugadi Hullur '22 - Biology and Chemistry
There is opportunity at Wilkes to step up and be a leader, which is very valuable in terms of getting into industry. It allows you to get experience and take initiative.Justin Burda '22 - Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering
My interviewer was familiar with how good the nursing program at Wilkes is, which definitely helped me get my externship and job.Alyssa Kresge '22 - Nursing

You're ready. How will you make it happen?

Our financial aid team will guide you every step of the way. With merit scholarships and financial aid packages for 96% of our first-time, full-time students, we’ll show you how to make your Wilkes education a reality.

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Wilkes welcomes all.

Wilkes University is an inclusive learning environment committed to increasing access to higher education. We create opportunities for the dialogues that increase diversity awareness. We embrace and celebrate diverse backgrounds and perspectives which strengthen and enrich our campus and our community.

Global Education & Diversity

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What does success look like to you?

You bring the hard work. We'll provide the support.

Our expert faculty will challenge you to exceed your limits and cheer you on while you do. Focus on research. Start a business. Study abroad. Land an internship. Your success is up to you, but we’ll provide the support to help you get there.

Wilkes is a university that delivers:

  • Promise without pretense.
  • Access without exception.
  • Opportunity without privilege.
  • Happiness without compromise.

Are you ready to open the door?