Wilkes University

Wilkes University

Wilkes University is a private university located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1933 as a satellite campus of Bucknell University and was granted the university status in 1990. The university, which enrolls more than 2,200 undergraduates and over 2,200 graduate students, offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • College of Science and Engineering
  • Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership
  • Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and Nursing

Wilkes University's athletics teams are nicknamed the Colonels and they participate in NCAA Division III sports. They are members of the Middle Atlantic Conference. Wilkes' teams participate in several of the intercollegiate sports including baseball, basketball, field hockey, football, golf, and lacrosse.

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Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Elementary And Middle School Administration/Principalship
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Education, Other
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Music Performance, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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