Wilkes University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Wilkes. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Wilkes.

What are your chances at Wilkes?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Wilkes or any other U.S. college

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Wilkes, 17.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Wilkes University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Wilkes?

    Wilkes requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Recommended of All
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, Wilkes also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Wilkes requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are Wilkes University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Wilkes transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline in August
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline in December
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Wilkes University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Wilkes on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Wilkes University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Wilkes received 766 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 276 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Wilkes is 36.03%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Wilkes. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at Wilkes?

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    Additionally, of the 276 accepted transfer students, 138 students enrolled - that means the yield was 50.0%.

    Wilkes accepts 37 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford Wilkes

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    What are the Wilkes University transfer GPA requirements?

    Wilkes requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Wilkes requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to Wilkes?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Wilkes. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Wilkes-Barre...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Wilkes is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Wilkes then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Wilkes

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Wilkes website for more info.
    Wilkes accepts 36.03% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Wilkes, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.57 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.71. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Wilkes students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 450 580 515
    SAT Reading 445 550 497
    2018 Total SAT Score 895 1130 1012
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 19 26 22
    ACT Reading 19 24 21
    2018 Total ACT Score 38 50 44

    Wilkes University’s average SAT score is 1012. To be a competitive applicant for Wilkes University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at Wilkes?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Wilkes or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to Wilkes, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Catholic University of America
    Transfering to Trinity Washington University
    Transfering to Goucher College
    Transfering to Hood College
    Transfering to Ner Israel Rabbinical College