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COLLEGE PROFILE

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Finance, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerRequired
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty173
Part-Time Faculty170
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
90%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 55% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 25% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings231,451
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus817
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Bioengineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Distance Education Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • International Business
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Pharmacy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Distance Education Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Higher Education
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Pharmacy
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
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  GPA SAT ACT
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Average 3.43 3.45 490 520 26
Low 2.70 2.90 470 500 22
High 3.90 4.05 510 540 29
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