Wilkes University

Ranked 25th in the Nation, Top in Arizona for Economic Value.

Wilkes University is ranked 25th in the nation for economic value by the international newspaper The Economist. The ranking was announced in the publication’s first-ever college rankings.

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

Graduate Programs

If you already hold an undergraduate degree, whether you majored in accounting or theatre arts, or anything in between, Wilkes University offers a specially-designed MBA program that can boost your earning power and multiply your career options. Wilkes University, Mesa, Arizona also offers the following graduate programs – Creative Writing (M.A./M.F.A.) and Doctor of Education (Ed.D).

"You'll receive frequent interaction and feedback from your professors [at Wilkes] – you won't just be a face in the crowd."

- Jessica Edwards, Wilkes MBA candidate


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