Admission and Financial Aid
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- Over 94% of first-time, full-time students receive financial aid.
- 40% are eligible for Pell grants.
- 22% have $0 expected family contribution.
How will you make it happen?
Whether you're starting your college search, planning your college finances, completing the FAFSA or facing a change in income, our dedicated team can help.
Merit scholarships of up to $28,000 are awarded during the admission decision process based on high school academic performance and are renewable each year.
Net Price Calculator
This calculator can help provide you with an estimate of your financial aid eligibility and out of pocket expense to attend Wilkes University based on historical data.
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among all colleges and universities for helping students from middle-class families raise their income level according to the Brookings Institution
of members of the first-year class are the first in their families to pursue a bachelor's degree
of schools for return on investment, according to the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce
The small campus has really helped me build my interpersonal skills. Going to class doesn’t even feel like work, I love what I do. I have the best professors and the best people around me.Sydney Cogswell - Political Science and Criminology