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In the World#5456 of 14178
In North America#1452 of 2629
In the United States#1373 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#88 of 155
In Chambersburg#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Gender
All female
Acceptance rate
93%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$22,147 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,072
Graduates
546
Male:Female Ratio
20:80
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
wilson.edu

Wilson College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate93%90%94%
Applicants806198608
Admissions748178570
Freshmen enrolled full time19843155
Freshmen enrolled part time11

375 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

461 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
154 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 910
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Wilson College are 910-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
16 or 8%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Wilson College are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1082 (67%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown322 (20%)
Hispanic75 (5%)
Black or African American71 (4%)
Nonresident Alien33 (2%)
Two or more races19 (1%)
Asian10 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,147/year
Average aid awarded
$14,760
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,499
$30-48K$15,899
$48-75K$20,326
$75-110K$23,706
$110K+$27,861

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$24,450$9,000
Tuition in-state$24,450$9,000
Tuition out-of-state$24,450$9,000
Fee in-district$850
Fee in-state$850
Fee out-of-state$850

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity482
Combined charge for room and board$11,594
Room charge$5,500
Meal charge$6,094

Wilson College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse3313
Elementary Education and Teaching432
Veterinary & Animal Health Technology & Technician and Veterinary Assistant29
Educational & Instructional Technology27
Business Administration and Management, General14
Humanities & Humanistic Studies8
Special Education and Teaching, General7
Accounting114
Mass Communication & Media Studies14
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5
Equestrian & Equine Studies4
Art & Art Studies, General4
Financial Mathematics4
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences, Other4
English Language and Literature, General3
Animal-Assisted Therapy3
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General3
Religion & Religious Studies2
Biology & Biological Sciences, General2
Psychology, General2
Graphic Design2
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
Social Sciences, General1
Fine & Studio Arts, General1
Sociology1
Sustainability Studies1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1
Mathematics, General1
Grand Total312595
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%50%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
261
Citations
2,387

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
62
Biology
36
Sociology
24
Psychology
24
Environmental science
18
Medicine
17
Materials science
14
History
11
Political science
10
Art
10
Philosophy
7
Computer science
4
Mathematics
4
Geography
3
Physics
2
Economics
2
Business
2
Engineering
1
Geology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy168122
Environmental science3075223
Sociology343239
Biology3469883
Art35061
Psychology3580310
Chemistry3956458
Materials science4174138
Geography430120
Political science45236
Business474416
Medicine4873102
Engineering501416
Physics51524
Mathematics528518
Computer science65202

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990122
1991113
1992117
1993220
1994117
1995117
199609
1997016
1998118
1999324
2000218
2001029
2002013
2003316
2004252
2005232
2006025
2007024
2008033
2009325
2010833
2011643
20121148
2013392
20147145
20159149
201616188
201721163
201811200
201918214
202021261

General info

Founded1869
WikipediaWilson College (Pennsylvania)
MottoArs et Scientia
Arts and Science
Colorsblue, silver
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff199
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1015 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 17201-1285
United States
City population52,000
Phone7172644141
Fax+1 (717) 264 2546

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