Roberts Wesleyan College Rankings

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In the World#3718 of 14178
In North America#1065 of 2629
In the United States#992 of 2528
In New York State#99 of 221
In Rochester#5 of 9

Quick Review

Religion
Free Methodist
Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$23,300 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
1,293
Graduates
487
Male:Female Ratio
28:72
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Roberts Wesleyan College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%66%67%
Applicants1,8886081,280
Admissions1,257402855
Freshmen enrolled full time22079141
Freshmen enrolled part time211

181 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

148 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
205 or 92%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Roberts Wesleyan College are 1020-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
50 or 23%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Roberts Wesleyan College are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1324 (74%)
Black or African American181 (10%)
Hispanic100 (6%)
Two or more races66 (4%)
Nonresident Alien66 (4%)
Asian31 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown5 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,300/year
Average aid awarded
$21,565
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,151
$30-48K$19,456
$48-75K$21,307
$75-110K$23,880
$110K+$27,652

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,350$14,094
Tuition in-state$31,350$14,094
Tuition out-of-state$31,350$14,094
Fee in-district$1,144$300
Fee in-state$1,144$300
Fee out-of-state$1,144$300

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity688
Combined charge for room and board$10,898
Room charge$6,760
Meal charge$4,138

Roberts Wesleyan College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse144
Social Work2931
Health & Health Care Administration & Management3029
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General53
Business Administration and Management, General1929
Special Education and Teaching, General819
Education, Other23
Nursing Administration16
Psychology, General15
Homeland Security14
Nursing Education14
General Studies13
Communication, General10
Marketing & Marketing Management, General46
Reading Teacher Education10
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services8
Fine & Studio Arts, General7
Biology & Biological Sciences, General7
School Psychology6
Music Teacher Education5
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration5
Accounting5
English Language and Literature, General5
Social Studies Teacher Education4
History, General4
Music, General4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other4
Biochemistry3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education21
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs3
Forensic Science and Technology3
Mass Communication & Media Studies3
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor3
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Biology Teacher Education2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Religion & Religious Studies, Other2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other2
Music Performance, General1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1
Mathematics, General1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other1
Grand Total440177
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate62%53%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%

Publications & Citations

Publications
139
Citations
3,685

Publication count by topic

Psychology
44
Philosophy
24
Sociology
16
Medicine
13
Computer science
7
History
5
Art
5
Chemistry
3
Mathematics
3
Political science
3
Business
2
Physics
2
Engineering
1
Biology
1
Economics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy125559
Medicine23512,138
Psychology3134520
Art33721
Sociology347436
Business378067
Physics384462
Chemistry4704150
Political science47514
Economics52172
Biology533857
Mathematics56289
Computer science64922

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199029
1991317
1992112
1993117
1994418
1995121
1996119
1997016
1998218
1999320
2000212
2001125
2002412
2003420
2004525
2005645
2006449
2007349
2008658
2009262
2010569
2011469
20122104
20138138
20144204
20153228
20164226
20175254
20185347
20198484
202011719

General info

Alternative namesRWC
Founded1866
WikipediaRoberts Wesleyan College
MottoOra et Labora
Pray and Work
Colorsred, white, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff282
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2301 Westside Dr
Rochester, New York, 14624
United States
City population206,000
Phone5855946000
Fax+1 (585) 594 6371

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