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Tuition & Fees

$29,540

$29,540

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
32%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
37%
400-499
40%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
36%
18-23
47%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

31%

69%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 882
Declined + 448
Total Received 1,330
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Private (nonprofit)

1,324

undergraduate students

388

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 2759
ACT 2868

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School Facts

Roberts Wesleyan, founded in 1866, is a private, Christian, liberal arts college. Its 188-acre campus is located eight miles from downtown Rochester.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,712
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Rochester, NY

188-acre, suburban campus in Rochester (population: 210,358), 10 miles from downtown. Served by air, bus, and train.

Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY 14624-1997

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
32%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
37%
400-499
40%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
36%
18-23
47%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 882
Declined + 448
Total Received 1,330

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

John Paul Anderson
Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 777-4RWC
F: 585 594-6371
admissions@roberts.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,351,829
State $1,383,266
Institutional $10,527,986
Other external $1,792,885
Total $16,055,966

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $19,689
Institutional $2,377,389
Other external $416,914
Total $2,813,992

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Redhawks
School colors
red, black, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting/Information Management
Adolescent Education/Biology
Adolescent Education/Chemistry
Adolescent Education/English
Adolescent Education/Mathematics
Adolescent Education/Physics
Adolescent Education/Social Studies
Adolescent Education/Spanish
Art
Art Digital Media
Art/Graphic Design
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Childhood/Special Education
Communication
Comprehensive Social Studies
Criminal Justice
Cross-Disciplinary Studies
Early Childhood/Special Education
Economic Crime Investigation
English
Health Administration
Health Informatics Administration
History
Humanities
Initial Adolescence Education
Initial Inclusive Childhood Education
International Business
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Ministry
Music
Music Education
Music Performance/Instrumental
Music Performance/Piano
Music Performance/Voice
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Leadership/Administration
Organizational Management
Pharmacy
Physical Education
Physical Sciences
Physics
Pre-Dental
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Veterinary
Professional Adolescence Education
Professional Childhood Education
Psychology
Religion/Philosophy
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Work
Special Education
Strategic Leadership
Strategic Marketing
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Undergraduate

77%

1,324
students

Female
69%
920

Male
31%
404

Graduate

23%

388
students

Female
82%
318

Male
18%
70

undergraduateFull-time

91%

1,215
students

Female
71%
858

Male
29%
357

undergraduatePart-time

9%

109
students

Female
57%
62

Male
43%
47

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.70
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Guatemala
Malaysia
Mexico
Nigeria
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other

International Student Contact

Julie Rushik
Director, Englishh Language Institute
585 594-6493
rushik_julie@roberts.edu

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