Wilberforce University: Ranking & Review

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Wilberforce
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United States
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Top 38%

Wilberforce University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate48%47%49%
Applicants2,6921,0301,662
Admissions1,300488812
Enrolled undergraduates1367165
Enrolled total (including graduate students)627285342

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores45
Percent of students submitting SAT scores33%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
440
Math
440

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores58
Percent of students submitting ACT scores43%
ACT Composite
16
ACT English
16
ACT Math
16

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Wilberforce University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$23,450$23,450
Off-campus$23,100$23,100
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,000 and other expenses per full academic year.

Wilberforce University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 900 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$12,020$12,020
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,230$1,230
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$500$500
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,740$12,740
Fees for full-time graduates$510$510
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$464$464

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4949
Health Professions and Related Programs18927
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs77
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service66
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services44
Biological and Biomedical Sciences44
Public Administration and Social Service Professions33
Social Sciences33
Psychology22
English Language and Literature & Letters22
Engineering11
Visual and Performing Arts
Grand Total999108

A total of 99 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wilberforce University.

At the master's level 9 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate26%13%32%
  • Full-time retention rate - 38%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Founded1856
MottoSuo Marte
By one’s own toil, effort, courage
Religious affiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Mission StatementMISSION STATEMENT Wilberforce University's mission is to help our students identify and prepare for their respective purposes in life as global citizens by imparting knowledge, instilling discipline and inspiring lifelong learning through critical inquiry, personal and spiritual development and practical application.
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff115
Instructional FTE33
Research FTE1
Public Service FTE9
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewilberforce.edu
Address1055 N Bickett Rd
Wilberforce, Ohio, 45384-1001
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
City population2,000
Phone9373762911
Fax+1 (937) 376 2627

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