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Wiley College is a private institution that was founded in 1873. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,335, its setting is city, and the campus size is 63 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $11,050 (2012-13).
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Founded in 1873 in Marshall, Texas by the Freedman's Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Wiley College is an historically black, primarily liberal arts, residential, co-educational, baccalaureate degree-granting institution affiliated with The United Methodist Church.
The College employs a faculty committed to excellence in teaching, advising, scholarship and service and provides a challenging curriculum, administered in an atmosphere of academic freedom with its corollary obligations, that prepares graduates for work, professional or graduate studies and viable careers in selected fields. The College also fosters an intellectually stimulating environment that encourages and supports spiritual, ethical and moral development, an appreciation for the arts, global awareness and concern for the common good in the global society in which it exists. Achievement of these superordinate goals will result in demonstrated student competence in various forms of communication and critical/analytical thinking, and exhibited confidence and facileness functioning in a technological environment.
Wiley College is committed to shared governance, fiscal soundness and exemplary stewardship of its resources. The College utilizes innovative techniques and strategic planning in all its administrative processes, modern pedagogy and employs cutting-edge technology in the delivery of services to its clientele.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
When applying to Wiley College, it's important to note the application deadline is September 3. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Wiley College is $25. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 33.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||33.7%|
|Application deadline||September 3|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Wiley College is 17:1, and the school has 53.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Wiley College include: Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Early Childhood Education and Teaching; Sociology; and Biology/Biological Sciences, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 55.0 percent.
Wiley College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,335, with a gender distribution of 39.9 percent male students and 60.1 percent female students. At this school, 58.4 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 41.6 percent of students live off campus. Wiley College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Wiley College offers a number of student services including placement service, health service, and health insurance. Wiley College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Wiley College, 20 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Wiley College.
|Students who have cars on campus||20%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Wiley College, 88.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,411.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$11,050 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,256 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data