Wilkes University

Women's D3 Coach: Sarah Burkarth
6 / 10
2,455 Undergrads / 5,132 Students
9 / 10
$27,393 Net Price
2 / 10
79% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MAC Freedom Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
52% / 63%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Coach's Description

Sarah Burkarth is a young coach with a big vision for the future of the lacrosse program at Wilkes University. She is bringing a lot of energy and passion and need players who align with her drive and love for the game. Coach Burkarth played Division 2 lax at Shippensburg University, graduating in 2014.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled in schools around Pennsylvania and New York. The team also travels to New Jersey and Virginia. The team typically plays in neutral sites during preseason in areas of Pennsylvania. Other trips taken in the past include Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Washington, D.C.

Recruit Commits
Sierra Duman Smyrna Smyrna, DE Att
Sarah Carlini Pope John Paul II PA Goal
Tabitha Gravius Manalapan Howell, NJ Goal
Kyra Boccio Delaware Valley Dingmans Ferry, PA Att
Olivia Fakhoury Governor Livingston Berkeley Heights, NJ Def
Daphne Marshall Patapsco Baltimore, MD Mid
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Events By Wilkes University Coaches
Jun 23 '19
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Women's 14-18
Jul 9 '19
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Women's 14-18
Aug 7 '19
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Women's 14-18
Nov 17 '19
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Women's 13-18
84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18766 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Scranton Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Allentown Pennsylvania Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Harrisburg Pennsylvania Area
  • Reading Pennsylvania Area
  • Lancaster Pennsylvania Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Ithaca New York Area
  • York Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Williamsport Pennsylvania Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Where Grads Work
  • Geisinger Health System
  • Penn State University
  • Prudential Financial
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • CVS Caremark Corporation
  • Mondelez International
  • Wells Fargo
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • US Army
  • University of Scranton
  • Misericordia University
  • Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Pocono Mountain School District
  • Luzerne County Community College
  • Walgreens
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Consulting
  • Support
  • Marketing
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
  • Arts and Design
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
445 - 550
510 - 610
1030 - 1230
18 - 25
18 - 25
20 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 440 - 560 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 3,756 1,873 1,883
% Admitted 79% 77% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 19% 18% 19%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.52
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  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (21%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (18%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (17%)
    Engineering (17%)
    Mechanical Engineering (11%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (10%)
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (10%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (9%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (6%)
    Psychology, General (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Education (4%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (3%)
    Finance, General (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$37,622
    Books & Supplies$1,600
    Cost of Living$15,108
    Personal Expenses$3,200
    Sticker Price$57,530

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship99%$25,482
    Federal Grants37%$4,793
    Pell Grants37%$4,452
    Other Federal14%$974
    State & Local Grants39%$3,461
    Institutional Grants99%$22,329
    Student Loans81%$11,006
    Federal Loans80%$5,406
    Other Loans29%$15,729

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $51.6 Million $10,060

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,669.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $20,077 $273

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 5.6%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,512 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $51,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.41 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 52% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 5 5
    Fondling 5 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 7 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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