8.8 percent of Wilkes University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018


In 2017-2018, 8.8 percent of Wilkes University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Wilkes University has 2,455 undergraduate students, of which 53 percent are men and 47 percent are women, and a total student body of 5,132 students. Of these students, 300 men and 153 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 8.7 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Wilkes University with the most participants are football (86), soccer (56) and lacrosse (50).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
Football
86
0
86
Soccer
25
31
56
Lacrosse
30
20
50
Baseball
42
0
42
Basketball
17
17
34
Tennis
21
10
31
Wrestling
30
0
30
Volleyball
13
14
27
Swimming
16
10
26
Track and Field, X-Country
12
10
22
Field Hockey
0
19
19
Softball
0
17
17
Golf
8
5
13

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