Wesley College

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School Overview

Wesley College, located in the state capital of Dover, Delaware, is a coeducation, privately owned and operated, four-year liberal arts college. The college was established as Wilmington Conference academy, a college prep school, in 1873. In 1918 it was converted into a two-year degree granting college and adopted a new name, Wesley Collegiate Institute. In 1978, the college began awarding four-year bachelor’s degrees.

General Information

Admission Office

120 North State Street

Dover, DE 19901-3875

(302) 736-2400

(800) 937-5398

Fax: (302) 736-2400



Contact: William Firman

Director of Admissions
Main Address

120 North State Street

Dover, DE 19901-3875

(302) 736-2300

www.wesley.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,028

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,869

Setting

Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biology/chemistry B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Sales and Distribution B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Education

Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,B,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies C

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Wesley College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(302) 736-2300
Website:www.wesley.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://my.wesley.edu/ICS/Admissions/Apply_Online.jnz?portlet=Apply_Online&formname=Undergraduate+Application
Address:120 N State St, Dover, DE 19901-3875
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,473
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):22%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,454 (99% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$25,646
Out-of-state Tuition:$25,646
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$15,493

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Wesley College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Wesley College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1121
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Education43
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs121
History1
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Psychology1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total32257

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Wesley College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Wesley College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$25,646
Out-of-state$25,646
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,800
Out-of-state$10,800

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid500100%
Grant or scholarship aid498100%$15,493
Student loan aid43487%$7,199

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,490100%$14,800
Federal student loans1,30988%$7,162

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Wesley College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Wesley College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,4631,4921,971
Percent admitted100%59%61%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%14%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Wesley College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,473
Undergraduate enrollment1,384
Graduate enrollment89

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Wesley College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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