Wilmington University

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School Overview

Founded in 1870 by the Quakers, Wilmington college is a privately owned and operated liberal arts college located in Wilmington, Ohio that offers career-oriented degree programs. Wilmington is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission’s North Central Association.

General Information

Admission Office

320 Dupont Highway

New Castle, DE 19720

(302) 356-4636

(877) 967-5464

Fax: (302) 328-5902



Contact: Christopher Ferguson

Director of Admissions
Main Address

320 Dupont Highway

New Castle, DE 19720

(302) 356-4636

www.wilmu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,505

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 490

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,461

Graduate enrollment: 4,681

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Open admission

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
Information Resources Management B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Web/Multimedia Design B

Education

Early Childhood Education A,B
Elementary Education B

Engineering Technologies

Computer Software B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing – Preoperative/Surgical B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation B
Aviation Management 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.

Wilmington University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(877) 967-5464
Website:www.wilmu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.wilmu.edu/admission/applyonline.aspx
Address:320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:15,316
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):35%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,907 (32% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,670
Out-of-state Tuition:$10,670
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:72%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$2,757

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Wilmington University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Wilmington University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services781
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services131
Education28122
Health Professions and Related Programs271
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service14
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences11
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total536374

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Wilmington University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services451
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1251
Health Professions and Related Programs241
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service14
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total315213

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Wilmington University 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$10,670
Out-of-state$10,670
Books and supplies$1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,240
Out-of-state$8,240

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid20872%
Grant or scholarship aid16758%$2,757
Student loan aid14651%$3,244

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,47439%$2,719
Federal student loans3,90744%$3,828

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

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

Wilmington University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment15,316
Undergraduate enrollment8,862
Graduate enrollment6,454

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

Wilmington University 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
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*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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