50-50 Profile: Wilkes University

Wilkes University -Private
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
5,163 (2,211 undergraduates)
DIY CR Ref: Does College Size Matter?

50-50 Facts
2011-12 Accepted: 75%
2009-10 4 Year Graduation Rate: 52%
2009-10 5 Year Graduation Rate: 63%
DIY CR Ref: What’s Wrong with Looking at Graduation Rates?

2011-12 Total Expenses
2011-12 Expenses: $43,908
Average Net Price 10-11: $22,773
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 16%
DIY CR Ref: The First Step to Avoid College Debt

75th Percentile Test Scores
SAT Critical Reading: 570
SAT Math: 600
ACT: not reported
DIY CR Ref: College Scholarships: Where to Look

Common Data Set
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 45%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: not reported
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 75%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 7.8%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $11,138

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
DIY CR Ref: Student to Faculty Ratios: Should they be part of your college rankings?

Items of Interest
Cross Registration
Institute for Energy and Environmental Research
Institute for Public & Economic Development
Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Max Rosenn Lecture Series in Law and Humanities
Wallops Island Marine Science Consortium

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