Wilkes University

Department of Nursing

Wilkes University is a Private not-for-profit institution with a campus in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. The institution is approved to offer nursing programs by the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing. The Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania campus for Wilkes University is located in a City setting, see the map below. Total enrollment for all degrees including nursing programs is 4,562. The student-to-faculty ratio is 15-to-1. In-state tuition and fees were $31,262, while out-of-state tuition and fees were $31,262 for the most recent reporting period.

Nursing Degree Programs at Wilkes University

  • Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • LPN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (LPN to BSN)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Accelerated MSN
  • Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
  • DSN/DNP
  • Nurse Practitioner

Visit the Wilkes University website to learn how to apply for the nursing degree programs listed above. We also recommend that all nursing students in Pennsylvania periodically review the requirements for a CNA, LPN, and RN nursing license as presented by the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing. Understanding the CNA, LPN, and RN nursing license requirements and duty restrictions for Pennsylvania will help you navigate your education needs and avoid career planning mistakes often made by nursing students.

Wilkes University 2014-2015
Student population:4,562
Student-to-faculty ratio:15-to-1
In-state tuition & fees:$31,262
Out-of-state tuition & fees:$31,262
Room and board:$12,808
Percent on financial aid:97%
SAT Math range:470-590
SAT Reading range:460-570
SAT Writing range:440-560
Percent admitted:79%
Religious affiliation:Not applicable

Ethnicity Profile of Students


Male 43%
Female 57%
Full-Time 59%
Part-Time 41%
Undergraduate 52%
Graduate 48%

Wilkes University Address And Campus Setting

Click the map below to see the physical campus address and get driving directions to: Wilkes University, 84 West South Street, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18766. You can also see the Wilkes University campus setting and nearby attractions in satellite or street view mode.
Wilkes University Nursing School in Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania

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Last updated: January 29, 2016