College of Arts & Sciences

Do You Want to...

  • Write your story?
  • Solve medical mysteries?
  • Advocate for change?

At Wilkes, you will.

The College of Arts and Sciences is the place where you can discover and pursue your passions.

Within the College of Arts and Sciences, students are challenged to develop critical thinking skills, enrich their written and oral communication, foster their research skills and cultivate a sense of civic responsibility. It鈥檚 the perfect combination of practical skill building, personal development and engagement with diverse subjects to prepare for a variety of career paths. Whether you aspire to practice law, become a physician or preserve the past, you鈥檒l find our programs offer the support and hands-on experience you need to achieve your goals.

What do you want to do?

13:1

student-faculty ratio

98%

job / graduate school placement rate Asterisk

2,200

undergraduate students

Asterisk indicates based on self-reported survey data.

Our Faculty

Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences work closely with students and offer academic, personal and professional mentoring to set students up for future success. Many majors in the College of Arts and Science also offer pre-professional opportunities such as field experience and internships to prepare students for a fulfilling career or for postgraduate study.

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Faculty & Staff

Our Students

Within the College of Arts and Sciences, students are challenged to develop critical thinking skills, enrich their written and oral communication, foster their research skills and cultivate a sense of civic responsibility. It鈥檚 the perfect combination of practical skill building, personal development and engagement with diverse subjects to prepare for a variety of career paths.

Whether you aspire to practice law, become a physician or preserve the past, you鈥檒l find our programs offer the support and hands-on experience you need to achieve your goals.

I didn't expect to have such strong connections with my professors, leading to other opportunities like internships. The student-to-faculty ratio here is phenomenal.

Yugadi Hullur '22 - Biology and Chemistry

Your college experience is what you make of it, I truly love everything I鈥檓 involved in

Neha Metgud '22 - Biology

正澳门六合彩开奖直播 provided me with unique opportunities that set me up for success in my career as a medical laboratory scientist. These experiences set me apart during my application and job hunting process.

Emily Kamieniecki 鈥20 - Tissue Typing Laboratory Scientist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Wilkes was a place for me to foster my intelligence and critical thinking. Keep your options open. Don鈥檛 be afraid to go off road and see what happens.

Brianna Schunk '20 - English, Individualized Studies

It鈥檚 nice because it鈥檚 small. You鈥檙e not a number. Your professors know you.

Brianna Rowland '21 - Musical Theatre

I chose communication because of the many different avenues I could pursue. I didn't want to make the wrong decision and pigeonhole myself into one career path.

Kirsten Peters '21 - Communication Studies

We build the sets, we do the lighting, we do everything working towards the show. A lot of other schools don鈥檛 get that experience and it really gives you an appreciation for everything that happens backstage.

Kristopher Tjornhom '20 - Performing Arts

I love my job. I work closely with dope athletes, inspire the next generation of creatives, and also work with some of the most creative minds in all of college athletics.

Lamont Brown '20 - Assistant Director of Graphic Design, University of Connecticut Athletics

I鈥檝e always liked math. It鈥檚 so clear-cut and definite. There鈥檚 no gray space.

Sarah Hoffman 鈥20 - Mathematics and Dance

As a history major at Wilkes, I鈥檝e enjoyed learning how to think more critically about history and how to research historical events. Studying history at Wilkes was one of the best decisions I鈥檝e made

William Billingsley '21 - Political Science and History

I really like Wilkes' program because it puts the emphasis on learning more than just what you want to do.... I picked up new skills left and right.

Danny Devito '20 - Digital Design, Fox Sports

The mathematics program offers a unique blend of pure and applied mathematics and computer science. The professors take pride in providing one-on-one mentorship and research opportunities. Wilkes has provided me with an outstanding foundation which will allow me to pursue graduate work in this exciting field.

Thomas (TQ) Smith '22 - Mathematics

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