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Wilmington College is a private institution that was founded in 1870. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,432, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 65 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Wilmington College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), 41. Its tuition and fees are $27,970 (2012-13).
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Wilmington College is unique because it effectively integrates career preparation, the liberal arts, and Quaker values. Curricular and co-curricular programs challenge and support students in an educational setting that is small, personal, and friendly. Career preparation is emphasized through extensive internship opportunities; the liberal arts are emphasized through general education and the development of life-long learning skills; and Quaker values are encouraged by emphasizing peace and social justice, service, international awareness, and ethical and moral concerns. This distinctive blend of career preparation, liberal arts education, and Quaker values prepares students to make a living, a life, and a difference and equips them to contribute positively to their professions and in their communities.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Wilmington College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 90.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||90.7%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Wilmington College is 14:1, and the school has 70.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Wilmington College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.0 percent.
Wilmington College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,432, with a gender distribution of 46.3 percent male students and 53.7 percent female students. At this school, 80.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 20.0 percent of students live off campus. Wilmington College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Wilmington College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Wilmington College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Wilmington College, 84 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Wilmington College.
|Students who have cars on campus||84%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Wilmington College, 91.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $16,553.
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||$27,970 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,216 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data