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Wilkes University

Wilkes University is a private D3 university located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The tuition to attend is $30,350 and is the same for both in state and out of state students The average net cost to attend Wilkes University is $24,660 and 76% of students get in. There are roughly 2,281 students that attend Wilkes University.

More information on Wilkes University can be found by going to their academics page or their admissions page.

You can contact the Men's Wrestling Head Coach Jon Laudenslager at 570-408-4035 jon.laudenslager@wilkes.edu or by filling out the recruitment questionnaire.


Wilkes University is a private, non-denominational American university located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, with branch centers in Mesa, Arizona and Bartonsville, Pennsylvania. It has over 2,200 undergraduates and over 2,200 graduate students (both full and part-time). Wilkes was founded in 1933 as a satellite campus of Bucknell University, and became an independent institution in 1947, naming itself Wilkes College, after English radical politician John Wilkes after whom Wilkes-Barre is named. The school was granted university status in January 1990. The school mascot, which was suggested by Wilkes student Joe Pringle (class of 1949), is a Colonel and the official colors are blue and yellow. The campus symbol is a letter "W" known as the "flying W" by students and alumni.