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Wilkes University

Wilkes University

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
(570) 408-5000

Founded in 1933, Wilkes University is a 4-year institution. Wilkes is located in the center of Wilkes-Barre. This school offers students 40 degrees at the bachelors level, 15 masters level degrees, and one doctoral level degree. In 2010, 5,926 students sought degrees from the 51 programs at Wilkes. This school offers subjects such as elementary education and psychology. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Admission

In 2010, 2,641 students applied to this school. It admitted about 75% of applicants or 2,007 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 2,641 students applied to this school. It admitted about 75% of applicants or 2,007 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 76%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 77%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 74%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this school enrolled 5,926 students.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this school enrolled 5,926 students.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 2252
  • Total Enrolled Female: 3674
  • Undergraduate Male: 1114
  • Undergraduate Female: 1070
  • Graduate Male: 1123
  • Graduate Female: 2619

Faculty Demographics

This school employs 465 instructors. One-third of the instructors are full-time and two-thirds of the faculty are part-time. 218 out of 465 teachers are female.

Faculty Demographics

This school employs 465 instructors. One-third of the instructors are full-time and two-thirds of the faculty are part-time. 218 out of 465 teachers are female.

  • Male: 247
  • Female: 218
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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