Academics at Wilkes University
College is no time to play follow the leader;
it's your opportunity to become one.
There is no better time to step out of your comfort zone than the time you spend at a university. At Wilkes you'll be encouraged to take risks in a safe environment. That's not to say that you won't make mistakes along the way, but your professors and peers will be there to pick you up and help you learn from them.
Or maybe you're looking to take the next step to better yourself and your career. Wilkes University's academic programs can help take you there.
At Wilkes, we offer a personal environment and the flexibility to earn a degree while studying full-time or working a full or part-time job. Our professors are educated at the doctoral level and have earned degrees from prestigious universities including Harvard, Yale, Brown, and MIT. Our faculty are well published in their areas of expertise, ensuring that you'll earn a topnotch education that is taught by professors who are committed to providing the personal attention associated with a small university environment.
An intimate atmosphere like Wilkes means great opportunities to have a major impact on the university, or the city of Wilkes-Barre, or your community. Maybe you'll start a charity fundraiser, or play a key role in rehabilitating the Susquehanna River, or come up with something we haven't even thought about. The chances to make a difference are limitless.