Wilson College: Ranking & Review

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Chambersburg
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United States
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114545150
Top 31%

Wilson College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate59%48%62%
Applicants1,203283918
Admissions707137570
Enrolled undergraduates16519146
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,216218998

343 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

156 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores95
Percent of students submitting SAT scores56%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
525
Math
500

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores5
Percent of students submitting ACT scores3%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
25
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Wilson College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$38,616$38,616
Off-campus$35,232$35,232
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,364 and other expenses per full academic year.

Wilson College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 461 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$23,745$23,745
Fees for full-time undergraduates$707$707
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$792$792
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,000$9,000
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$500$500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Education34952
Health Professions and Related Programs401252
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services314623
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences99
Visual and Performing Arts369
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities437
Social Sciences55
Psychology55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs44
English Language and Literature & Letters33
Biological and Biomedical Sciences33
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies22
Physical Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Grand Total79476177

A total of 101 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wilson College.

At the master's level 76 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalWomen
Graduation rate51%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%

General info

Founded1869
MottoArs et Scientia
Arts and Science
Religious affiliationPresbyterian Church (USA)
Colorsblue, silver
Academic CalendarFour-one-four plan
Total FTE staff204
Instructional FTE77
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.wilson.edu
Address1015 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 17201-1285
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population52,000
Phone7172644141
Fax+1 (717) 264 2546

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