Wilkes University

Program Information / Schedule & Tuition

Program Information / Schedule & Tuition

The program is offered in a convenient low-residency or weekender format.

Each project term is kicked off by a residency or weekender session, depending on the format choice that suits you best.

Online semesters with eight-day residencies in January and June.

January

  • Jan. 8 to 16, 2021
  • Jan. 7 to 15, 2022

June

  • June 12 to 20, 2020
    • Please note that the June 2020 residency will be held completely online. This means you may start the program from the comfort of your home while enjoying a high level of interaction with faculty members and fellow students. Inquire for details.
  • June 18 to 26, 2021
  • June 17 to 25, 2022

Learn more about our residencies.

Online learning with four face-to-face weekend sessions per semester.

Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

2020:

June 12 to 14; Aug. 7 to 9; Oct. 2 to 4; Nov. 20 to 22

2021:

Jan. 8 to 10; Feb. 19 to 21; April 9 to 11; May 21 to 23
June 18 to 20; Aug. 13 to 15; Oct. 8 to 10; Nov. 19 to 21

2022:

Jan. 7 to 9; Feb. 25 to 27; April 15 to 17; May 20 to 22
June 17 to 19; Aug. 5 to 7; Sept. 30 to Oct. 2; Nov. 11 to 13

2020

Jan. 27 to May 25
July 27 to Nov. 23

2021

Jan. 25 to May 24
July 26 to Nov. 22

2022

Jan. 31 to May 30
July 25 to Nov. 21 

View our application requirements and deadline


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Tuition

Tuition is $728 per credit plus applicable fees.

Fees

Semester Fees:
  • University Fee - $72 per credit hour
  • Online Fee - $20 per term
  • Housing and meals during residency is to be determined and will vary between June and January residences
One-Time Fees:
  • $35 non-refundable application fee
  • Reader Fee for Thesis - $350
  • Graduation Fee - $170 (Charged to graduating students in their last semester)
Upon acceptance, each student must pay a $250 non-refundable deposit to hold their seat in their selected residency.

 

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