Wilmington University Rankings

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In the World#3540 of 14178
In North America#1027 of 2629
In the United States#954 of 2528
In Delaware#3 of 6
In New Castle#1 of 1
In Engineering#281 of 6,666

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$13,715 /y
Aid receiving
63%
Undergraduates
9,302
Graduates
5,428
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
wilmu.edu

Wilmington University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,634 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

8,355 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Wilmington University 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.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White7745 (53%)
Black or African American3286 (22%)
Hispanic1283 (9%)
Nonresident Alien900 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown587 (4%)
Two or more races427 (3%)
Asian380 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native30 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander28 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$13,715/year
Average aid awarded
$4,475
Students receiving aid
63%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,599
$30-48K$15,092
$48-75K$15,400
$75-110K$18,123

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$11,430$8,784
Tuition in-state$11,430$8,784
Tuition out-of-state$11,430$8,784
Fee in-district$50$50
Fee in-state$50$50
Fee out-of-state$50$50

Wilmington University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General18831526
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse496
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance96336
Health & Health Care Administration & Management234
Organizational Leadership231
Behavioral Sciences198
Psychology, General124
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration123
Curriculum and Instruction116
Human Services, General107
Education, General7124
Accounting5435
Elementary Education and Teaching5526
Organizational Behavior Studies76
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other74
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1855
Special Education and Teaching, General70
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services67
Educational & Instructional Technology58
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General52
Educational Leadership and Administration, General51
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design3146
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing49
Reading Teacher Education32
Information Resources Management31
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General30
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision29
Nursing Practice29
Finance, General28
Homeland Security27
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor27
Computer Graphics26
Information Technology Project Management23
Marketing & Marketing Management, General21
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration21
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other20
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects17
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other16
Secondary Education and Teaching16
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management13
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching12
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia11
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication11
Cinematography and Film & Video Production8
Pre-Law Studies7
Education & Teaching of the Gifted and Talented7
Political Science and Government, General6
General Studies13
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3
Environmental Science3
Information Technology2
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education1
Photographic and Film & Video Technology & Technician and Assistant1
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1
Geriatric Nurse & Nursing1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor1
Grand Total221,8431,968127
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate21%20%22%
  • Full-time retention rate - 60%
  • Part-time retention rate - 30%

Publications & Citations

Publications
33,272
Citations
927,284

Publication count by topic

Engineering
9,565
Materials science
5,742
Chemistry
4,052
Computer science
3,901
Medicine
3,502
Biology
1,371
Physics
528
Business
467
Mathematics
387
Geology
333
Psychology
319
Environmental science
283
Geography
233
Political science
86
Sociology
63
Art
59
Economics
50
History
32
Philosophy
22

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Engineering11253,262
Computer science178150,794
Materials science210147,460
Business31323,599
Geography4198,925
Chemistry441113,807
Geology50011,203
Medicine532100,859
Art647224
Biology68682,408
Physics77516,341
Environmental science8316,043
Mathematics10408,274
Psychology107110,307
Economics11922,300
Political science1330499
Philosophy147533
Sociology2045309
History222510

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19904632571
19915283114
19926693905
19938184834
19949476166
199511228388
199610669301
1997120512466
1998129514483
1999125816611
2000110720427
2001112227371
2002107630509
200398234171
200499638276
2005111042362
2006114847614
2007112549747
2008108747014
2009114247062
2010108947052
2011102347079
2012122451368
2013107453614
201493051678
201571343797
201667735703
201766835297
201853732561
201943131190
202041423710

General info

Alternative namesWilmU
Founded1968
WikipediaWilmington University
MottoWilmU works!
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - May; May-July)
Total FTE staff1,062
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address320 Dupont Hwy
New Castle, Delaware, 19720
United States
City population6,000
Phone8779675464
Fax+1 (302) 328 9442

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