Admission and Financial Aid

Are you looking for outstanding teaching, meaningful research and hands-on learning, life-changing internships and a mentoring culture that will set you on the path to a successful career? Take a closer look at Wilkes.

Dedicated to Your Success

Our graduates exceed earning expectations and excel in their professions, their communities and in the world. We're committed to your success and will work with you to make a Wilkes education an affordable path and a great value.

Return on Education

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Jessica Smith
I fell in love with the campus when I first came to the university for an athletic camp. The scenery and facilities were beautiful and I felt extremely comfortable at Wilkes; it was and still is the perfect fit.Jessica Smith '23 - Accounting and Finance Major
98%

job placement rate

$41 million

in scholarship aid

12:1

student-faculty ratio

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#14

among all colleges and universities for helping students from middle-class families raise their income level according to the Brookings Institution

45%

of members of the first-year class are the first in their families to pursue a bachelor's degree

Top 10%

of schools for return on investment, according to the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce

Paying for Wilkes

National rankings recognize our commitment to access and making a Wilkes education as affordable as possible. In our current first-year class, 40% of students are eligible for Pell Grants and 22% have an expected family contribution of zero dollars. We're committed to working with you.

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