Wilkes University


Tuition Refund Policy

  1. Non- participation students who are dropped from a course for not satisfying the requirement for initial course participation are refunded 100 percent of the course tuition.
  2. The following schedule applies to learners in all credit bearing programs for all terms that follow traditional, accelerated and online formats.
  3. Students who request an exception to the tuition refund policy due to extenuating circumstances should submit a request in writing to the Tuition Refund Appeals Committee for review.
  4. NOTE: This policy applies to all students, including military students who receive TA funding.

Refund Schedule*

Withdrawal or Drop Date Based on Percentage of Course Completion

Tuition Adjustment (Less Fees*)


0-13% course completion (includes first class session for all courses)


14-20% course completion


21-27% course completion


28% course completion- end of term


*All fees charged by the university are non-refundable

Wilkes University allows service members and reservists to be readmitted to their program of study if they are temporarily unable to attend class, or need to suspend their studies, due to Service requirements.