Wilkes University

Coronavirus Updates

We understand these are very challenging times, and we are committed to supporting your future at Wilkes. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we have updated our admissions policies to allow students the flexibility needed to continue their admissions process at Wilkes.

Test Flexible for Remaining Fall 2020 Application Period

As a result of COVID-19, our standardized test score requirement for applicants intending to enroll in the fall 2020 semester will be waived. (**Pharmacy and nursing intended majors are still required to submit SAT or ACT scores). If you cannot provide test scores, Wilkes will render an admission decision based on your completed admissions application and official high school transcript.

Submitting Unofficial Documents: First-year and Transfer Applicants

Enrollment at Wilkes is CONTINGENT upon receipt of final official transcript(s). If you are unable to provide an official high school or college transcript with your admissions application, Wilkes will review unofficial documentation and evaluate applications on a case-by-case basis. Where possible, Wilkes will render an admissions decision based on unofficial documentation but will ultimately require a final official transcript before the student can officially enroll and begin classes at Wilkes.


If you dream it, you can do it here.

Wilkes opens doors for those who are driven to go after their dreams. We anticipate how the world is changing and look ahead to the degrees, the experiences, and the opportunities our students need to create the futures they want.

94% Job
Placement Rate

Our Center for Career Development and Internships guides students to find best-fit careers and chart a path to get there. The expert staff offer counseling, mock interviews and resume writing tips.

Career Development

46 Majors

Our in-demand majors combine classroom theory with hands-on learning experiences. Plus, Wilkes offers the flexibility to combine majors and minors that will students achieve their goals.

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13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio

Our expert professors dedicate themselves to teaching the next generation. These scholars are taking on some of the world's biggest challenges.

Research at Wilkes

$38 Million Scholarship Aid

Wilkes has been removing barriers to education for decades, and we’re committed to making a Wilkes education as affordable as possible.

Financial Aid

14 Mansions

We know you’ll choose a college based on academic merits. But you’re also choosing where you will live for the next four years. At Wilkes, students can live in renovated, historic mansions. Other options include modern apartments, suite-style residences and traditional residence halls.

Residence Life

2,500 Possible Friendshps

At just about 2,500 undergraduate students, we can really get to know our students and their goals and dreams.

Life at Wilkes

Prescription for a Balanced Life

Pharmacy student Zara Mirza combines the perfect dose of small-campus life with career-building opportunities.

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Visit Days at Wilkes University

Now that you've had a chance to digest the mountains of material you've received from other schools and cruised around our website, it's time to look a little deeper. Open the closets. Look under the rugs. Check out things for yourself.

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