Wilberforce University

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PO Box 1001, 1055 N. Beckett Road

Wilberforce, OH 45384

Phone: (937) 376-2911
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Regional Colleges (Midwest)

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Wilberforce University is a private institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 534, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 125 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Wilberforce University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $13,250 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Founded in 1856 as America's first black college by leaders of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Wilberforce University is a predominately African-American, private co-educational, liberal arts institution. The modern campus is located in a very accessible rural setting in southwestern Ohio close to the urban centers of Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati. The University awards the Bachelor of Arts,the Bachelor of Science and Master degrees. Majors are offered in the areas of business, engineering and computing science, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. The University also offers a mandatory cooperative education program and integrated service learning in selected courses. Wilberforce University is a member of the United Negro College Fund, the NAIA athletic conference, and is a participant in the OhioLINK library consortium.

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Setting rural
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Academic Life

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Student Life

Wilberforce University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 534. Wilberforce University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 549
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Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Wilberforce University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Wilberforce University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Wilberforce University.

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Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $13,250 (2012-13)
Room and board $6,100 (2012-13)
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