Wilkes University

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Wilkes University



Tuition

$22,990 / year

Room and Board

$9,860

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$35




Educational Resources

Libraries

Polish Room, Multicultural Resource Center, University Archives, Language Institute, Admiral Stark Room

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 185,844 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 521 current serial subscriptions.
  • 790,211 microforms.
  • 2,662 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art Gallery, performing arts, sports conference, telecommunications center, electron microscope, Pharmacy Information Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 655 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 250 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 225 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 100 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 45% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

    Room Accessories

    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

    Extracurricular

    • 85% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
    • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
    • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
    • In total, there are about 60 organizations on campus.
    • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Beta Beta Beta, Chi Alpha Epsilon, Delta Mu Delta, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Pi Kappa Delta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Psi Chi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Theta Tau, Sigma Xi
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Interfaith
    • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Student Coalition, International Club
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) band, music ensembles, choral club, Cue and Curtain, debating, Circle K, commuter council, academic and community service clubs, special-interest groups
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Beacon (weekly)

    Travel

    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Avoca (15)
    • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Wilkes-Barre (1)
    • Public transportation serves the campus.
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
    • 25% of students have a car on campus

    Employment

    • School employment is available.
    • 36% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 700
    • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
    • There are 0 fraternities
    • 0 fraternity houses
    • 0% of students are fraternity members
    • There are 0 sororities
    • 0 sorority houses
    • 0% of students are sorority members.

    ROTC

    • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (King's College, University of Scranton)
    • Navy ROTC: Not offered
    • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
    • Additional Policies

      class attendance policies set by individual instructors

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