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Wilkes University

Men's D3 Coach: Curtis Jaques
Profile
Size
6 / 10
2,455 Undergrads / 5,132 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$27,393 Net Price
Selectivity
2 / 10
79% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MAC Freedom Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
76%
Overall Graduation Rate
63%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
52% / 63%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled in Pennsylvania, New York, and Virginia. The team also travels to New Jersey.

Recruit Commits
2021
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Charles (CJ) Gordon Don Bosco Prep Pompton Plains, NJ Def
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Joseph Marino Kingsway Regional High School Swedesboro, NJ Goal
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Kain Turner Souderton Telford, PA Def
Tyler Knappenberger Parkland High School Allentown, PA Att
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Luke Palladino Wantagh Wantagh, NY Att
Anthony Scafuro Lakeland Regional Ringwood, NJ Goal
Ryan Lasher Liberty Warrenton, VA Goal
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Alex Loscalzo Lenape highschool Medford, NJ Mid, Att
Sam Gellura Lower Cape May Cape May, NJ Def
Jamison Shaw Ocean City Marmora, NJ Mid
Nicolas Lorenzo Howell Howell, NJ Mid
Gaige Barber Lampeter-Strasburg Strasburg, PA Def
Alex Loscalzo Lenape highschool Medford, NJ Mid, Att
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Michael Gallagher North Penn Lansdale, PA Def, LSM
John Luna Valley Center Valley Center, CA Mid
Cody Geidel Warwick Valley Warwick, NY Goal
Connor Daly Ocean Township Ocean Township, NJ Mid
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Brian Manning Long Beach Point Lookout, NY Goal
Carter Whittemore West Irondequoit Irondequoit, NY Goal
Matt Bush Jefferson Township Lake Hopatcong, NJ Att
J.T. Weitzel North Carroll Hampstead, MD Mid
Michael Shutlock Dallas Dallas, PA Def
Max Brown Long Beach Long Beach, NY Att
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Location
84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18766 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Scranton Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Allentown Pennsylvania Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Harrisburg Pennsylvania Area
  • Reading Pennsylvania Area
  • Lancaster Pennsylvania Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Ithaca New York Area
  • York Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Williamsport Pennsylvania Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Where Grads Work
  • Geisinger Health System
  • Penn State University
  • Prudential Financial
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • CVS Caremark Corporation
  • Mondelez International
  • Wells Fargo
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • US Army
  • University of Scranton
  • Misericordia University
  • Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Pocono Mountain School District
  • Luzerne County Community College
  • Walgreens
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Consulting
  • Support
  • Marketing
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
  • Arts and Design
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
445 - 550
Math
510 - 610
Total
1030 - 1230
ACT
English
18 - 25
Math
18 - 25
Composite
20 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 440 - 560 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 3,756 1,873 1,883
% Admitted 79% 77% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 19% 18% 19%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.52
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (21%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (18%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (17%)
    Engineering (17%)
    Mechanical Engineering (11%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (10%)
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (10%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (9%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (6%)
    Psychology, General (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Education (4%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (3%)
    Finance, General (3%)
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $27,393

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$37,622
    Books & Supplies$1,600
    Cost of Living$15,108
    Personal Expenses$3,200
     
    Sticker Price$57,530

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship99%$25,482
    Federal Grants37%$4,793
    Pell Grants37%$4,452
    Other Federal14%$974
    State & Local Grants39%$3,461
    Institutional Grants99%$22,329
     
    Student Loans81%$11,006
    Federal Loans80%$5,406
    Other Loans29%$15,729

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $51.6 Million $10,060

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,669.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $20,077 $273

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 5.6%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,512 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $51,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.41 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 52% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 5 5
    Fondling 5 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 7 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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