Wiley College: Ranking & Review

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United States
Top 49%

Wiley College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,323517806

170 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

170 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

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

Wiley College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Wiley College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,388 and other expenses per full academic year.

Wiley College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 787 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$9,902$9,902
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,404$2,404
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$330$330
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,902$9,902
Fees for full-time graduates$2,404$2,404
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$330$330

Programs and Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8888
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service6060
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies5959
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2020
Social Sciences1919
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1818
English Language and Literature & Letters11
Physical Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Grand Total272272

A total of 272 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wiley College.

Graduation rate21%17%25%
  • Full-time retention rate - 56%
  • Part-time retention rate - 38%

General info

MottoAchieving Excellence Through Pride and Performance
Religious affiliationUnited Methodist
Mission StatementMISSION STATEMENT Wiley College, founded in 1873 in Marshall, Texas, is a historically black, primarily liberal arts, residential, co-educational, baccalaureate degree-granting institution affiliated with The United Methodist Church. Committed to the principle of educational access, the College serves traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds who have expressed a desire and potential for learning in a Christian environment. The College, in fulfilling its basic purpose of providing a liberal arts education with a global focus, endeavors to provide an intellectually stimulating environment, promoting student competencies in communication, as well as, critical and analytical thinking. The College also supports spiritual, ethical, moral, and leadership development. To achieve these superordinate goals, the College promotes an atmosphere of academic freedom and employs a faculty committed to excellence and innovation in teaching, advising, and scholarship. The faculty provides a rigorous curriculum for preparing graduates for professional or graduate studies and/or productive careers in traditional and emerging career fields. Wiley College is committed to shared governance and exemplary stewardship of its resources. The College employs innovative techniques and strategic planning in all its administrative processes, using cutting-edge technology in the delivery of services to its clientele. Acknowledging its covenant relationship with The United Methodist Church, the College affirms the ideal of social responsibility and seeks to contribute to the welfare and revitalization of its community. (Approved by the Wiley College Board of Trustees July 15, 2011.)
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff215
Instructional FTE68
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 Websitewww.wileyc.edu
Address711 Wiley Ave
Marshall, Texas, 75670
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population24,000
Fax+1 (903) 938 8100

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