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Wilson College is a private institution that was founded in 1869. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 697, its setting is city, and the campus size is 300 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Wilson College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 13. Its tuition and fees are $29,360 (2012-13).
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Wilson College is an independent college dedicated to the education of women, rigorous study in the liberal arts and sciences, and strong career preparation. Wilson is committed to the life of the mind and spirit, to environmental sustainability, and to preparing articulate, ethical leaders who will serve their communities and professions effectively in an increasingly complex, interdependent, and global world. The College is distinguished by its supportive, diverse, and close-knit community, which is guided by the Wilson Honor Principle. Wilson serves residential women, including a residential program for women with children, as well as female and male commuter students.
|School type||private, women's college|
|Religious affiliation||Presbyterian Church (USA)|
When applying to Wilson College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 10. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 51.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||51.8%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 10|
The student-faculty ratio at Wilson College is 9:1, and the school has 84.0 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Wilson College include: Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant; Equestrian/Equine Studies; Business Administration and Management, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; and Social Sciences, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.0 percent.
Wilson College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 697, with a gender distribution of 12.8 percent male students and 87.2 percent female students. At this school, 46.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 54.0 percent of students live off campus. Wilson College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Wilson College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Wilson 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, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Wilson College, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Wilson College.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Wilson College, 86.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $19,235.
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|Tuition and fees||$29,360 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,148 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data