Wilkes University Rankings by Salary Score

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Wilkes University's Top Ranking

Wilkes University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Wilkes Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 43 90% 90% $26,000 $47,260 43
Biology, General 24 100% 100% $26,000 $25,190 24
Business Administration, Management and Operations 27 96% 96% $25,000 $37,570 27
Communication and Media Studies 36 96% 96% $25,280 $31,310 36
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 25 100% 100% $26,000 $30,410 25
Engineering, General 60 100% 100% $26,000 $64,200 60
English Language and Literature, General 78 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 78
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 40 96% 96% $26,000 $54,050 40
Finance and Financial Management Services 14 88% 88% $25,500 $39,910 14
Marketing 47 93% 93% $25,000 $41,940 47
Mechanical Engineering 30 100% 100% $26,000 $62,460 30
Physics 6 85% 85% Not Reported $26,350 6
Psychology, General 22 96% 96% $25,830 $26,350 22
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 44 100% 100% $25,210 $63,820 44
Sociology 25 95% 95% $26,000 $28,960 25
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 66 100% 100% $27,000 $37,860 66

Salary Scores for Wilkes Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 25 97% 97% $37,290 $55,690 25
Education, General 62 100% 100% Not Reported $52,820 62
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 27 100% 100% $39,470 $86,870 27
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 78 99% 99% $16,280 $52,660 78
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 50 98% 98% Not Reported $49,590 50
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 65 100% 100% Not Reported $53,360 65

Salary Scores for Wilkes Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 44 96% 96% $66,000 $112,500 44
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 55 100% 100% $35,340 $119,060 55

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