The Young Scholars Program allows qualified area high-school students to take college courses at Wilkes at a nominal cost.
|High School Junior or Senior with a 3.0 GPA or higher.||Up to two courses per semester.||$50 per credit (typical course is three credits).|
Young Scholars get a head start on collegiate studies at a signicantly lower cost. As a Young Scholar, students can take up to two Wilkes courses per semester for only $50 per credit (For comparison, part-time tuition is regularly about $995 per credit).
In addition, Young Scholars get access to the following benefits.
- E.S Farley Library privileges at Wilkes.
- Free parking on campus.
- Assistance in career planning, college selection and financing.
- Wilkes student ID.
- Free admission to most Wilkes University athletic, musical and cultural events.