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Wilkes University

Women's D3 Coach: Sarah Burkarth
Profile
Size
6 / 10
2,455 Undergrads / 5,132 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$27,200 Net Price
Selectivity
3 / 10
75% 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
60%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
50% / 60%
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.

Coach's Description

Sarah Burkarth is a young coach with a big vision for the future of the lacrosse program at Wilkes University. She is bringing a lot of energy and passion and need players who align with her drive and love for the game. Coach Burkarth played Division 2 lax at Shippensburg University, graduating in 2014.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled in schools around Pennsylvania and New York. The team also travels to New Jersey and Virginia. The team typically plays in neutral sites during preseason in areas of Pennsylvania. Other trips taken in the past include Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Washington, D.C.

Recruit Commits
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Sierra Duman Smyrna Smyrna, DE Att
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Sarah Carlini Pope John Paul II PA Goal
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Tabitha Gravius Manalapan Howell, NJ Goal
Kyra Boccio Delaware Valley Dingmans Ferry, PA Att
Olivia Fakhoury Governor Livingston Berkeley Heights, NJ Def
Daphne Marshall Patapsco Baltimore, MD Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Events By Wilkes University Coaches
Jun 23 '19
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Women's 14-18
Jul 9 '19
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Women's 14-18
Aug 7 '19
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Women's 14-18
Nov 17 '19
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Women's 13-18
Location
84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18766, 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
520 - 620
Total
1030 - 1230
ACT
English
20 - 26
Math
21 - 26
Composite
21 - 27

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 3,932 1,859 2,073
% Admitted 75% 73% 76%
% Admits That Enroll 22% 25% 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 (20%)
    Health Professions (18%)
    Engineering (15%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (11%)
    Social Sciences (7%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Education (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (4%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    History (1%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Engineering Technology (1%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Mathematics & Statistics
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $27,200

    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$36,194
    Books & Supplies$1,600
    Cost of Living$14,682
    Personal Expenses$3,200
     
    Sticker Price$55,676

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    93% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship93%$23,409
    Federal Grants32%$4,696
    Pell Grants32%$4,407
    Other Federal13%$733
    State & Local Grants42%$3,524
    Institutional Grants93%$20,188
     
    Student Loans76%$10,615
    Federal Loans75%$5,407
    Other Loans25%$15,698

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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: 5.5%

    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, 50% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
       
       
     
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
    Team Social
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 2 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 7 5
    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

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