Wilkes University

Admitted Students

Admitted Students

Welcome to Wilkes!

Congratulations on being accepted to one of the best small universities in the country.

Become part of the Wilkes community by submitting your $300* tuition deposit by the May 1 deadline. This reserves your seat in our fall freshman class and allows you to attend summer orientation, where you will meet your classmates and faculty, register for classes, and learn about campus life. 

Undergraduates - Make a Deposit Online   Graduates - Make a Deposit Online

Graduate students:

Please follow the instructions in your acceptance letter and click here to make your deposit online.


Undergraduate students may also:

  • Deliver a check in person.
    • Office of Admissions 184 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre
  • Mail a check (indicate the student’s name in the memo line of your check).
    • Make checks payable to Wilkes University.
      • Mailing address:
      • Wilkes University
      • Office of Admissions
      • 84 W. South St.
      • Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Next steps after making a deposit

Freshmen Students:

  • You will receive a letter instructing you to choose one of two orientation dates, in June or July.
  • You will be instructed by mail on how to:
    • complete placement testing online prior to orientation, 
    • submit housing information, 
  • Resident students will receive an email with a link to a housing and dining contract. Even if you have already paid your deposit, it is critical that you return the contract to us in a timely manner.
  • Ask your high school guidance office to send final high school transcripts to:
    • Wilkes University Office of Admissions
      84 W. South St.
      Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
Transfer Students:
  • You will receive an email confirmation from your admissions counselor with your next steps including:
    • advising and registering for your fall courses,
    • how to complete housing and dining contract,
    • parking on campus.
  • Resident students: Even if you have already paid your deposit, it is critical that you return the contract to us in a timely manner.
  • You will receive an email to your Wilkes account, at a later date, inviting you to the transfer orientation.
  • If you are currently enrolled in another college or university or are planning to take summer courses, please send updated, official college or university transcripts to:
    • Wilkes University Office of Admissions
    • 84 W. South St.
    • Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766 

If you have any questions, please contact us at (570) 408-4400.


* Tuition deposit is non-refundable.


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