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Tuition & Fees

$24,392

$24,392

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

17%

83%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 503
Declined + 609
Total Received 1,112
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Private (nonprofit)

688

undergraduate students

235

graduate students

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Codes

SAT 2979
ACT 3758

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
28%
400-499
49%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
28%
400-499
43%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
22%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
14%
24-29
0
18-23
43%
12-17
43%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
14%
18-23
50%
12-17
36%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
21%
18-23
50%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Wilson College, founded in 1869, is a private, church affiliated, coeducational institution. Its 300-acre campus is located in Chambersburg, PA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 923
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Chambersburg, PA

300-acre campus in Chambersburg (population: 20,508), 55 miles from Harrisburg and 90 miles from Baltimore. Served by bus; air and train serve Harrisburg; major airport serves Baltimore. School operates transportation to airport for school breaks and a weekly shuttle.

Wilson College
1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
28%
400-499
49%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
28%
400-499
43%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
22%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
14%
24-29
0
18-23
43%
12-17
43%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
14%
18-23
50%
12-17
36%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
21%
18-23
50%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 503
Declined + 609
Total Received 1,112

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Interview
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Mary Ann Naso
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 421-8402
F: 717 262-2546
admissions@wilson.edu

Cost

Tuition $23,745
Room $5,390
Board $5,522
Additional fees $647
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $36,404
Average Financial Aid - $21,589
Total with Avg. Aid $14,815

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,589

Average financial aid

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
field hockey
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Eastern Athletic Conference (Division III), Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Phoenix
School colors
royal blue and silver
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Animal Studies
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Communications
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Management
Environmental Science
Equestrian Studies
Equine Facilitated Therapeutics
Equine Journalism
Financial Mathematics
Fine Arts
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health Science
Health/Physical Education
Healthcare Management for Sustainability
History/Political Science
Humanities
Liberal Studies
Management
Mathematics
Middle Level Education
Nursing
Philosophy/Religion
Psychology
Religion Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Teaching in Elementary Education
Veterinary Medical Technology
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Undergraduate

75%

688
students

Female
83%
570

Male
17%
118

Graduate

25%

235
students

Female
82%
193

Male
18%
42

undergraduateFull-time

63%

438
students

Female
84%
364

Male
16%
74

undergraduatePart-time

37%

250
students

Female
83%
206

Male
17%
44

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

88%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required 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 1

Spring: January 9

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented Armenia
China
Ethiopia
Nepal
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Linda Brittain
Dean of Financial Aid
717 262-2002
lbrittain@wilson.edu

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