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Wilkes University

Campus Life and Facilities

Wilkes Says...

Spend some time at the Wilkes campus, and youÂ’ll feel right at home. Each residence hall is as unique as you are, from the contemporary dorms to Tudor mansions. One even boasts a rope swing in the backyard.

Outside the classroom and your dorm, you'll find the Wilkes campus has a lot going on. Stop by the Farley Library for Thursday night ...
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Wilkes Students Say...

Wilkes has a large commuter population, but this hasn't hindered the action on campus. "There's always something to do around campus, even if everyone just hangs out in a dorm lounge!" "Some dorms are actually old mansions, and they are beautiful." "RAs are really good at... encourag[ing] students to take up one of the 60 chartered Clubs of Student... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

84 W South St

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

United States

Phone: 570-408-4400

Fax: 570-408-4904

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 67
Fire Safety Rating: 76
Green Rating: 67
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 27.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.wilkes.edu/pages/318.asp

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 44.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:65
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Debating Club
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:19
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
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Sports
Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Colonels
Women's Sports Team Name:Colonels
Team Mascot:The Colonel
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: King's college and University of Scranton
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 15
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 28.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Art gallery, performing arts center, electron microscope, television studio.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    67
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    76
  • Green Rating:
    67
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    79%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    44.00
  • # of Organizations:
    65
  • # of Honor Societies:
    19
  • # of Social Sororities:
    0
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    0
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