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:
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.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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