Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY

Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$33,500

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,166
Declined 372
Total Received 1,538
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Private

1,892

undergraduate students

609

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,501
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
630
25th
510
75th
25
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20
75th
26
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) August 20
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,166
Declined 372
Total Received 1,538

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

88%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$18,727

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,322
Room $6,828
Board $4,284
Additional fees $1,178
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $45,812
Average Financial Aid - $18,727
Total with Avg. Aid $27,085
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Bowling
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

cheerleading squad, skiing, ultimate Frisbee, and many other intramural/recreational sports

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), National Christian College Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Digital Arts.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Forensic Science and Technology.
General Studies.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Homeland Security.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Science/Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Keyboard Instruments.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Natural Sciences.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies, Other.
School Psychology.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.
Voice and Opera.
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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

2,501

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

1,892
students

Female
70%
1,316

Male
30%
576

24%

609
students

Female
83%
503

Male
17%
106

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

1,271
students

Female
69%
869

Male
31%
402

33%

621
students

Female
72%
447

Male
28%
174

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

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
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