Admissions Information

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $45 for graduate school at Wilkes University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$45
Admission Informationhttps://www.wilkes.edu/admissions/index.aspx
Online Applicationhttps://www.wilkes.edu/admissions/apply-undergraduate.aspx
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1-Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 94.77% and the yield is 14.60%. 1,895 men and 2,124 women applied to Wilkes and 1,772 men and 2,037 women students were accepted. Among them, 252 men and 304 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants4,0191,8952,124
Admitted3,8091,7722,037
Enrolled556252304
Acceptance Rate 94.77%93.51%95.90%
Yield 14.60%14.22%14.92%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 161 students (30% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 25 students (5%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 630 and the 25th percentile is 520. The SAT Math score is 620 (75th) and 520 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 28 (75th percentile) and 20 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520630
SAT Math520620
ACT Composite2028
ACT Math1927
ACT English1827
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Wilkes University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,121, ACT: 65 - private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Wilkes University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
Wilkes Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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