Tuition & Fees

$31,818

$31,818

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 916
Declined + 414
Total Received 1,330
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Public

1,321

undergraduate students

419

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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Location

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 1,740
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  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)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Rochester, NY

188-acre, suburban campus in Rochester (population: 208,880), 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
61%
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
20%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
32%
500-599
50%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
57%
400-499
13%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
35%
400-499
44%
300-399
5%
30-36
10%
24-29
31%
18-23
49%
12-17
10%
30-36
5%
24-29
49%
18-23
36%
12-17
10%
30-36
12%
24-29
48%
18-23
38%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

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

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 916
Declined + 414
Total Received 1,330

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

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

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,500

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,458
Room $6,630
Board $3,998
Additional fees $1,360
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $43,546
Average Financial Aid - $22,500
Total with Avg. Aid $21,046
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 777-4RWC
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
golf
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Multiple Intramural Options

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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
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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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

1,740

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

1,321
students

Female
69%
913

Male
31%
408

24%

419
students

Female
81%
338

Male
19%
81

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

1,248
students

Female
70%
863

Male
30%
385

6%

73
students

Female
69%
50

Male
31%
23

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

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: 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

JP Anderson
Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions
585 594-6400
anderson_jp@roberts.edu

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