Tuition & Fees

$32,794

$32,794

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 975
Declined + 534
Total Received 1,509
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Public

1,335

undergraduate students

404

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

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,739
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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)

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Rochester, NY

188-acre, suburban campus in Rochester (population: 208,046), 10 miles from downtown. Served by air, bus, and train.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
64%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
23%
500-599
49%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
27%
500-599
44%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
35%
400-499
44%
300-399
5%
30-36
12%
24-29
36%
18-23
44%
12-17
8%
30-36
9%
24-29
39%
18-23
26%
12-17
26%
30-36
13%
24-29
33%
18-23
36%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 20
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 975
Declined + 534
Total Received 1,509

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores

Considered

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

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Mary Sasso
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 585 594-6400
F: 585 594-6371
admissions@roberts.edu

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,500

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,350
Room $6,760
Board $4,138
Additional fees $1,444
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $44,792
Average Financial Aid - $22,500
Total with Avg. Aid $22,292
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 585 594-6150
F: 585 594-6036
finaid@roberts.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Stephen Field
Director of Student Financial Services
fields@roberts.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Cheer Squad, Skiing, Ultimate Frisbee; Many Other Options Offered

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Athletic Directors

Robert Segave (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Becky Bonner (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

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
Clinical/School Psychology
Communication
Comprehensive Social Studies
Criminal Justice
Cross-Disciplinary Studies
Early Childhood/Special Education
Economic Crime Investigation
English
Exercise Science
Forensic Science
Health Administration
Health Informatics Administration
History
Humanities
Initial Adolescence Education
Initial Inclusive Childhood Education
International Business
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,739

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

1,335
students

Female
71%
942

Male
29%
393

23%

404
students

Female
82%
331

Male
18%
73

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

1,201
students

Female
71%
852

Male
29%
349

11%

134
students

Female
68%
90

Male
32%
44

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

41%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

31

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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
France
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Randy Comfort
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment
585 594-6769
comfort_randy@roberts.edu

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