Wilkes University

Accepting Applications for Fall 2015

If you have college credits, and are looking to further your education by earning your bachelor's degree, Wilkes University caters specifically to transfer students.  We understand that your needs are unique, and we value the personalized education and one-on-one attention that produces the highest quality outcomes.  As a non-profit private school, we aren't successful unless you are.  That's why your success is our top priority.  And now this same philosophy Wilkes has been providing students for over 80 years is available in Arizona. 

Now offering bachelor's degree programs in accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, management, marketing and sports management.

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Frequently Accessed Information.

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Learn with the Best

  • Personal and Professional Development series, which engages using a unique "lead by doing" style
  • Regional and national accreditation
  • Ph.D. credentialed faculty with real-world experience
  • Hands-on learning through internships and research projects
  • Private, independent and not-for-profit institution

Transfer Credits from Local Community Colleges

Wilkes works closely with Maricopa Community Colleges to assure easy credit transfers for students who wish to turn their associate degree into their key to professional success.

Chandler-Gilbert Community College | Estrella Mountain Community College | Glendale Community College | Gateway Community College | Mesa Community College | Paradise Valley Community College | Phoenix College | Rio Salado College | Scottsdale Community College | South Mountain Community College

Improve Your Employment

Upgrading your education is a great way to jump start your career. Wilkes students have gone on to take positions in a variety of successful companies, and so can you!
PricewaterhouseCoopers | Bank of America | Kraft I Jones New York | Deloitte | MetLife Stadium I| Amazon | Vera Bradley | Johns Hopkins | Cintas | PWC Florham Park

Student Spotlight

For more than 80 years, Wilkes University has provided students with academic excellence through mentoring and personalized attention - values that only Wilkes, a small, private university, can offer. Now, those same values are available in Arizona with Wilkes University Mesa.

“I was pleased to discover that Wilkes offered a low residency writing program that mimicked the writer's life, promoted literary citizenship, and provided one-to-one mentorship. It was a program tailored for the whole-writer, not parts.”

- Austin Bennett, Creative Writing M.F.A student

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