Wilkes University Graduate School

Wilkes University (referred to as Wilkes) is a Private, 4 years school located in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Wilkes is $26,064 in average. The school has 3,207 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,207 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Wilkes University (referred to as Wilkes) is a Private, 4 years school located in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1937 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Wilkes Directory Information
School NameWilkes University (Wilkes)
Address84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
Phone570-408-5000
Webhttps://www.wilkes.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.wilkes.edu/admissions/apply-undergraduate.aspx
Financial Infohttps://www.wilkes.edu/admissions/financial-aid/index.aspx
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Wilkes is $26,064 in average. The school has 3,207 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,207 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 70 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 19 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$26,064
Student Population3,207
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs70 graduate programs
(19 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Wilkes is $26,064 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $1,000.
Wilkes offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$24,000
Required Fees$2,064
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,000
Wilkes offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)19 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Wilkes University is $26,064. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.18% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$24,144$1,824
2019-2020$25,104$1,920
2020-2021$26,400$1,968
2021-2022$24,000$2,016
2022-2023$24,000$2,064
The graduate school tuition & fees of Wilkes is relatively expensive compared to private graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $25,590 (public) / $20,439 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Wilkes University$26,064
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$19,660$21,495
Public$18,466$25,590
Private$20,439
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $20,043 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Wilkes.
On-campus living costs are increased by 0.80% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,693. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$14,682$3,200$9,000$4,200
2019-2020$15,108$3,200$9,000$4,200
2020-2021$15,400$3,193$9,500$4,193
2021-2022$15,698$3,193$9,500$4,193
2022-2023$15,850$3,193$9,500$4,193
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,000 at Wilkes University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -7.75% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$1,082
2019-2020$1,126
2020-2021$1,182
2021-2022$1,084
2022-2023$1,000
The following table shows the tuition & fees for medical school at Wilkes.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Wilkes University
TuitionFees
Pharmacy$41,824$3,336

Graduate Programs at Wilkes

Wilkes University offers 27 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 744 students have completed their study at Wilkes University.
Offered Degrees at Wilkes University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree2114623
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship3343
Doctor's degree - other2178
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Total2718744
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Wilkes University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Geographic Information Science and Cartography program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Educational/Instructional Technology program with 128 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 63 completers.
Wilkes University offers 27 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 744 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 623 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 78 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (12 completers) 428 completers$52,700
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship52-
International School Administration/Leadership5-
Educational/Instructional Technology128-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Online Educator/Online Teaching19-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education6-
Mathematics Teacher Education6-
Reading Teacher Education33-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education5-
Social Studies Teacher Education4-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)121-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor9-
Education (other)38-
Engineering [+] 4 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering--
Mechanical Engineering--
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management1-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 33 completers-
Creative Writing33-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 122 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse122-
Business [+] 33 completers-
Business Administration and Management33$48,300
Total623
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 30 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration24-
International School Administration/Leadership6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse13-
Total43
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 78 completers-
Pharmacy63-
Nursing Practice15-
Total78
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
--
Total-

Graduate Student Population at Wilkes

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 3,207 students enrolled into Wilkes University graduate schools where it has total 5,207 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 531 full-time and 2,676 part-time graduate students. By gender, 676 male and 2,531 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,2076762,531
Full-time531171360
Part-tme2,6765052,171
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,259 White (70.44%), 458 Black/African American (14.28%), 197 Hispanic (6.14%), 153 Asian (4.77%), and 140 students with other races. 11 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,2076762,531
American Indian/Native American725
Asian15334119
Black/African American45877381
Hispanic19742155
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White2,2594921,767
Two More671156
Un-Known53746
Non-resident Alien11101
Wilkes University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,886 graduate students (89.99% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 175 graduate students (5.46% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,207
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,886
Enrolled Some Online Courses175
Not in Online Courses146
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Wilkes University. 385 students are aged 20 to 24 (12.00% of total students), 410 students are aged above 50 (12.78%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Wilkes University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,2076762,531
Age 20-21913358
Age 22-2429491203
Age 25-29592107485
Age 30-34515112403
Age 35-39500113387
Age 40-49804151653
Age 50-6439768329
Over 6413112
Age Un-Known101

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