Wilkes University

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Wilkes University is a private institution that was founded in 1933. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,302, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 27 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.Wilkes University provides exceptional educational experiences that transform students and develop innovations through scholarly activities that will lead to national recognition and shape the world around us.

As a non-sectarian, independent university, Wilkes operates under the philosophy that worthwhile endeavor occurs when people possess the courage of their convictions. Wilkes is an institution singularly focused on student success.As a small institution, Wilkes exudes a family atmosphere. Yet their five colleges offer a program mix consistent with much larger universities. their relatively small size enables us to provide a very personalized education.
















Location & Facilities

The campus is a compact 27 acres (a huge benefit when you have to make the mad dash to 8am class) and is situated in the heart of Wilkes-Barre, PA, a city of 50,000 that's only about 2.5 hours from Manhattan and Philadelphia. Wilkes is located right in the middle of a city complete with mature trees and green spaces & gives our campus a charming feel that blends past and present.

The Wilkes University campus is located in the historic district of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. We offer a variety of housing options for our residential student population, ranging from traditional halls to apartments to mansions. All rooms are furnished with one bed (extra-long mattress), dresser, desk, chair and wardrobe (or closet space) per student. In addition to the furniture, each room has basic cable and telephone service. Each student has a "Port for Every Pillow" - an Ethernet/Internet connection per student.






















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The university offers many majors in science, education, engineering, business, and liberal arts for undergraduate and graduate students. These academic programs are divided among four colleges.

• College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
• College of Science and Engineering
• Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and Nursing
• Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership

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