Pursue Your Studies at Wilkes
Wilkes University offers international students an outstanding opportunity to join a community of scholars and become immersed in American culture. With more than 100 programs, expert faculty to mentor you and frequent hands-on research opportunities, Wilkes can open the door to endless opportunities.
Where is Wilkes?
Located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a city of about 40,000 people, Wilkes is in walking distance of a movie theatre, stores, restaurants, banks and businesses to keep you busy and serve your needs away from home.
among private colleges and universities nationwide in total degrees conferred each year
in the nation for economic value by The Economist
job placement rate
Wilkes University is a nationally-ranked research institution with an abundance of hands-on research opportunities. You will find yourself in a community of like-minded peers with a variety of backgrounds, interests and cultures who can attest to the value of a Wilkes Education.
Meet Mingzhu | China
Mingzhu Yue graduated with three degrees, completed multiple internships and earned prestigious awards for her undergraduate research in hospitality leadership at Wilkes.
Meet Juan | Argentina
Juan Astegiano became the first Wilkes student to win the Outstanding Position Paper award from the Model United Nations Committee in New York.
Meet Simon | People's Republic of China
Chengyu “Simon” Chu was selected to participate in Carnegie Mellon University’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Software Engineering program worked on the DARPA-funded Wyvern programming language with Dr. Jonathan Aldrich.
In my time at Wilkes I’ve met so many great friends and professors. It’s the people that matter.AMAD ALAZMI ’21, ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Intensive English Program
The Intensive English Program at Wilkes University will immerse you in the study of English language and American culture to help prepare you for university studies. Our program has been recognized as one of the best in the U.S. and is a member of UCIEP.