Wilkes University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Wilkes University ranks better than only 36% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Wilkes University ranks better than only 31% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Wilkes University

We calculated a salary score for each of Wilkes University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Wilkes University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Wilkes Bachelor's Degrees

Wilkes ranks higher than 36% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 43% $26,000 $47,260 43%
Biology, General 24% $26,000 $25,194 24%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 27% $25,000 $37,568 27%
Communication and Media Studies 36% $25,276 $31,314 36%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 25% $26,000 $30,409 25%
Engineering, General 60% $26,000 $64,196 60%
English Language and Literature, General 78% Not Reported $33,993 78%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 40% $26,000 $54,053 40%
Finance and Financial Management Services 14% $25,500 $39,909 14%
Marketing 47% $25,000 $41,937 47%
Mechanical Engineering 30% $26,000 $62,463 30%
Physics 6% Not Reported $26,353 6%
Psychology, General 22% $25,834 $26,353 22%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 44% $25,207 $63,817 44%
Sociology 25% $26,000 $28,960 25%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 66% $27,000 $37,856 66%

Salary Scores for Wilkes Master's Degrees

Wilkes ranks higher than 66% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 25% $37,289 $55,693 25%
Education, General 62% Not Reported $52,822 62%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 27% $39,470 $86,867 27%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 78% $16,282 $52,659 78%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 50% Not Reported $49,588 50%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 65% Not Reported $53,358 65%

Salary Scores for Wilkes Doctoral Degrees

Wilkes ranks higher than 47% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 44% $66,000 $112,498 44%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 55% $35,340 $119,061 55%

Wilkes University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Marissa Oertner 5/15/2019

Wilkes University is a wonderful school to attend if you have hopes of becoming a special education teacher or general education teacher. Their education courses are set up to prepare you for real life application of the skills taught. You will progress through classes that require field work, observations, and classroom experience to help you prepare for teaching. You are given mentors, coaches, and support systems as you enter your student teaching requirements. You must take and pass all of the Pennsylvania... Read More

Marina 3/28/2017

I started going to Wilkes University, the Mesa Campus, because it was a really good school, great scholarship programs, great price and small classrooms. It was really nice and loved it, until in between my first semester there we were all told this campus was closing and the school was going online. I am a victim of bait and switch and if I were to move schools, I would loose all those scholarships that are allowing me to keep going to school to begin with . My school will now be all online and I loose the... Read More