Wilkes University Profile
By providing small classes with PhD-level faculty, Wilkes University (Wilkes-Barre, PA) provides an environment where students can engage in study under the guidance of people passionately interested in their fields.
With a small student-to-faculty ratio, professors and students have an outstanding opportunity to build a professional relationship that benefits students beyond their college years. Founded in 1933, the university provides students with the experience, mentoring and education necessary for both career preparation and intellectual development.
Over 95 percent of the University’s more than 2,000 students are offered some form of financial aid. With 37 majors and 13 minors to choose from, Wilkes students can find a program to match their interests and career goals. Our students remain engaged on campus through over 50 clubs and organizations or by participating in one of 16 intercollegiate sports teams.