Wilkes University

Admitted Students

Admitted Students

Welcome to Wilkes!

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

Become a part of the Wilkes community by submitting your $300* tuition deposit. We're accepting deposits for fall 2020! This reserves your seat in our fall freshman or transfer class and allows you to join us for summer orientation, where you will meet your classmates and faculty, register for classes, and learn about campus life.

Make a Deposit Online  

Graduate students:

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


Undergraduate Students

You have several options for paying your tuition deposit:

  • Pay your deposit online.
  • Deliver a check in person.
    • Office of Admissions
    • 184 S. River St.
    • Wilkes-Barre
  • Mail a check payable to Wilkes University, making sure to write the student’s name in the memo line of your check.
    • Mailing address:
    • Wilkes University
    • Office of Admissions
    • 84 W. South St.
    • Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Next Steps After Making a Deposit

FreshmAn Students:
  • Your Wilkes portal username and default password will be mailed in April.
  • After you receive your Wilkes portal login, you will be instructed by mail at a later date on how to:
    • complete placement testing online prior to orientation;
    • register for one of two orientation dates: June 28-29 or July 12-13;
    • submit housing and dining information;
    • select any available class preference.
  • Resident students will receive an email with a link to a housing and dining contract in late spring. Even if you have already paid your deposit, it is critical that you return the contract to us in a timely manner.
  • After your high school graduation, please 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 nonrefundable.


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