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Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
2,303 Undergraduates
76% Admissions Rate
City: Small
Private
Expensive
Region: Northeast
Division 3
Size: Small
Doctoral
Wilkes University
84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
18766
(570) 408-5000
www.wilkes.edu
Location

Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County. It is one of the principal cities in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Located at the center of the Wyoming Valley, it is second in size to the nearby city of Scranton. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

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restaurants score

Students
53%

Men

47%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

79%

Live On Campus

163

New Transfer Students

Admissions
76%

Acceptance Rate

20%

Enrollment Yield

895-1130

SAT Range

4,245

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$25,025

Typical Cost

$34,896

Average Tuition

97%

Recieve Financial Aid

97%

Have Loans

$19,286

Median Debt

Academics
14.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Humanities

Top Major

Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

Track & Field Conference:

Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

Social
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