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Wilkes University
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  • Graduate School
  • WILKES-BARRE, PA

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2.21.2024

Did you know that we offer information sessions on several of our graduate programs? Prospective graduate students can learn more about Wilkes by choosing their program of interest and registering for an info session for that program. Whether in person or online, join us to chat with faculty and staff to learn about our academic programs, student services and financial aid. Learn More

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From Wilkes University

Whether you are looking for a better job or a new career, an increase in salary or the fulfillment of a lifelong dream, you've already taken the most difficult step – the first one. Let us help you with the rest.

Wilkes graduate programs are designed with working professionals in mind. Our adult-friendly programs provide you with practical knowledge, the kind you can use immediately, whether you want to excel in your current career or pursue a new one. Most of our programs are offered in online and low-residency formats, while others offer a more traditional face-to-face experience.

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Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Deadline for International Students
Rolling Admissions
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Today is about channeling your passion, leading the way and changing lives. It’s about elevating your nursing career for the benefit of patients & their communities and improving healthcare outcomes through strategy and innovation. Through education, opportunity & guidance, Wilkes University can make all those things possible for those who are willing. It can start today. We’re ready when you are.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,677
Part-Time Grad Students
2,196
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    82.8%
  • African American
    5.5%
  • Unknown
    4.6%
  • Hispanic
    2.7%
  • Asian
    2.2%
  • Multiracial
    1.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    0.8%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%
  • Native American
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Driven
    20%
  • Down-to-earth
    20%
  • Friendly
    40%
  • Organized
    20%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 10 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    30%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    10%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    40%
  • fast and furious
    10%
  • No support/little education
    10%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
64%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 11 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 11 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    9%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    82%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    9%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 11 responses
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    9%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    9%
  • Did not graduate yet
    82%
64%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 11 responses

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$46,597
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$897
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$98,200
National
$281,900

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