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: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,351
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 17%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,272 (94% 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: $26,406
Out-of-state Tuition: $26,406
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $17,829

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Wesley College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Wesley College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1121
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Education 53
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 221
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Psychology 11
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 44287

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $26,406
Out-of-state $26,406
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $10,800
Out-of-state $10,800

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 381 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 381 94% $17,829
Student loan aid 354 87% $6,756

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,324 92% $16,302
Federal student loans 1,153 80% $7,594

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,940 1,300 1,640
Percent admitted 100% 63% 61%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 13% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 1,351
Undergraduate enrollment 1,229
Graduate enrollment 122

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 (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*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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