About Wilkes University

Wilkes University, founded in 1933, is an accredited, nonprofit institution of higher learning based in historic Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. We are consistently named as one of the nation’s best universities by U.S. News and World Report, and ranked on The Princeton Review’s “Best Northeastern Colleges” list.

The Wilkes School of Nursing is committed to developing health care professionals who serve the community with compassion, integrity, intelligence, and respect, as they also adapt to a variety of work environments, promote collaboration, engage in lifelong learning, and expand nursing science.