Wilberforce University

Wilberforce, OH

Wilberforce University

Wilberforce, OH

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 482
Declined 802
Total Received 1,284
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Private

307

undergraduate students

23

graduate students

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School Facts

Wilberforce University, founded in 1856, is a private, historically black, liberal arts university affiliated with the A.M.E. church. Its 125-acre campus is located in Wilberforce, 18 miles east of Dayton, OH.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 330
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation African Methodist Episcopal Church
Historically Black college/university yes

125-acre campus in Wilberforce (population: 2,271), 18 miles from Dayton; branch campus in Columbus. Air and bus serve Dayton. School operates transportation from airport and bus station during fall and spring registration periods.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Metropolitan area: Dayton, Columbus
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dayton International

Wilberforce University
1055 North Bickett Road
Wilberforce, OH
45384

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline July 1
Has early decision program yes

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 482
Declined 802
Total Received 1,284

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 0
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Information Science/Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Music, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Social Work
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

330

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

307
students

Female
59%
181

Male
41%
126

7%

23
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
23

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

290
students

Female
62%
177

Male
38%
113

6%

17
students

Female
24%
4

Male
76%
13

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
92%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

16

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Reader services
  • Special housing
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