Wilkes University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, Wilkes University is one of the best universities in the state of Pennsylvania. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Wilkes University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Wilkes University.

84 W. South Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
Phone: (570) 408-4400
Email: admissions@wilkes.edu
Web site: http://www.wilkes.edu

Rankings: Wilkes University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 59
Score: 42
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 66
Average freshman retention rate: 77.8%
6-year graduation rate: 59.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 66
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 46.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 4.3%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 60.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 51
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 920-1170
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 22%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 52%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 75.3%
Financial resources rank: 76
Alumni giving rank: 44
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 16.4%

Wilkes University History

Essential Facts: Wilkes University

  • At Wilkes University, 79 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid, and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $23,216.
  • Wilkes University was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings. See all of the rankings for Wilkes University.
  • Wilkes University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,351, with a gender distribution of 50% male students and 50% female students. In sports, Wilkes University is part of the NCAA III.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 43%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 85%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 25%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook