Wilkes University

Wrestling Program Information

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Year Founded:
1933
Religious Affiliation:
None
College Type:
Private , Urban
Enrollment:
2233 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$34,896
Tuition Out of State:
$34,896
Division:
NCAA III
Conference:
Freedom Conference (Division III), Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Welcome to the Wilkes University Wrestling scholarship and program info page. Here you'll receive specifics on the school and information on their Wrestling program like who to get hold of about recruiting, names of ... Read More

Welcome to the Wilkes University Wrestling scholarship and program info page. Here you'll receive specifics on the school and information on their Wrestling program like who to get hold of about recruiting, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are presented and ways to begin the recruiting process.
Wilkes University Wrestling Program Recruiting and Coaching Staff
If you are looking to get recruited it is critical to know who to build a relationship with - and NCSA has the information you'll need. The Assistant Coach of the Wilkes University Wrestling program is Josh Evans. Additional essential personnel include:


  • Assistant Coach Andrew Feldman

  • Head Coach Jon Laudenslager

  • Head Asst. Mitch Marcks

  • Assistant Coach Alex Wilson



If you're thinking about being a part of the Wilkes University Wrestling program these are the individuals you must speak to. You'll be able to choose to contact them via email utilizing the link above or call the school to get additional specifics about the school and Wrestling program prior to deciding if it is the right fit for you personally.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
Freedom Conference (Division III), Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Division:
NCAA III
Athletic Director:
Adelene Malatesta
Wrestling Coaching Staff
  • Josh Evans Assistant Coach
  • Andrew Feldman Assistant Coach
  • Jon Laudenslager Head Coach
  • Mitch Marcks Head Asst.
  • Alex Wilson Assistant Coach
What the Coaches are Saying...
May 23, 2019

“Looking for wrestlers who want to win National Championships and also enjoy the full college experience. Our #1 Team goal is that everyone graduates, with our #2 goal being to maximize or potential through commitment and paying the price for victory. Great atmosphere for high achieving students and competitive wrestling season.”

—Coach Jon Laudenslager
Wrestling Academic Minimums
  • GPA: 2.0 (out of 4.0)
  • SAT: 800 (out of 1600)
  • ACT: 21 (out of 36)
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Ice Hockey
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Swimming
  • Men's Tennis
  • Men's Track
  • Men's Volleyball
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Ice Hockey
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Swimming
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Club Sports
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
Admissions Phone:
(570) 408-5000
Admissions Email:
admissions@wilkes.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Somewhat Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
No
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
 
Application Priority Date:
March 1 (priority)
Notification Date:
August 30
Rolling Admissions:
Yes
Early Action:
No
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
Yes
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
2.9
Average ACT Composite:
0
Average ACT English:
0
Average ACT Math:
0
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
21%
ACT 75th Percentile:
26%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
0
Average SAT 1 Math:
539
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
520
SAT 25th Percentile:
1040%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1220%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Business Administration, Health Professions, Biology/Life Sciences
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Optometry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology,
  • Biology,
  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Business, Sports and Entertainment Management/Marketing, Other,
  • Chemistry,
  • Clinical Sciences,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Computer and Information Sciences,
  • Criminal Justice, Forensics and Corrections,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Education, Other,
  • Educational Administration,
  • Educational/Instructional Media Design,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Engineering-Related Fields,
  • English Literature,
  • Entrepreneurial Operations,
  • Environmental Engineering,
  • Finance,
  • Geology,
  • History,
  • Information Science,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • International Relations and National Security Studies,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Marketing,
  • Mathematics,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Music,
  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences,
  • Nursing,
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication,
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Sociology,
  • Special Education,
  • Teacher Development Methods,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
  • Teaching English or French,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Wilkes-Barre
Population:
50000
Major City Closest To School:
Philadelphia
Distance Of Major City:
120 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Avoca
Distance To International Airport:
15 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
 
Distance To Other Airport:
0 Miles
Location Description:

25-acre campus in Wilkes-Barre, 120 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

Demographics
Male:
54.59%
Female:
45.41%
African American:
4.03%
Asian American:
2.92%
Caucasian:
68.43%
Hispanic:
6.36%
International:
9.01%
Other:
5.81%
Student Faculty Ratio:
13:1
Out State Freshmen:
20%
Campus Size:
27 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
74%
Students Live On Campus:
40%
Students Live Off Campus:
60%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
85%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Single-student apartments
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
N
Number Of Fraternities:
0
Number Of Sororities:
0
Join Fraternities:
 
Join Sororities:
 
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
Yes
Navy ROTC:
No
Army ROTC:
No
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
800 WILKES-U
Financial Aid Phone:
(570) 408-2000
Financial Aid Email:
onestop@wilkes.edu
Aid Notification Date:
 
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA
Tuition Instate:
$34,896
Tuition Out of State:
$34,896
Room & Board:
$8,600
Average Debt On Graduation:
$0
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$0
FTU : $0
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :0
FTU : 0
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$10,631
FTU : $9,743
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$3,500
FTU : $4,433
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$4,969
FTU : $5,739
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$16,250
FTU : $14,948
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$21,111
FTU : $20,291
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :77%
FTU : 73%

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