Wilmington University

New Castle, DE

Wilmington University

New Castle, DE

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Tuition & Fees

$8,978

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,648
Declined 14
Total Received 1,662
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Private

8,440

undergraduate students

5,678

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Wilmington University, founded in 1967, is a private college. Its 17-acre main campus is located in New Castle, eight miles south of Wilmington, DE.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 14,118
Established in 1967
Coeducational Coeducational

17-acre campus in New Castle (population: 5,348), eight miles south of Wilmington and 25 miles from Philadelphia; branch campuses in Dover, Georgetown, Rehoboth Beach, and Wilmington. Served by bus; major airport serves Philadelphia; smaller airport and train serve Wilmington. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Wilmington University
320 Dupont Highway
New Castle
19720

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Green Team
  • Photography Club
  • WU Student United Way
  • Wildcat Cheerleaders

Top Events

  • Commencement
  • Homecoming
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $25

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,648
Declined 14
Total Received 1,662

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 74
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Softball
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Behavioral Sciences
Business Administration and Management, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Computer Graphics
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Design and Visual Communications, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Resources Management
Information Technology
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Legal Studies, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Organizational Behavior Studies
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Political Science and Government, General
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Psychology, General
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

14,118

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

60%

8,440
students

Female
65%
5,446

Male
35%
2,994

40%

5,678
students

Female
64%
3,628

Male
36%
2,050

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

35%

3,037
students

Female
58%
1,743

Male
42%
1,294

65%

5,403
students

Female
69%
3,703

Male
31%
1,700

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 64%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,022

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • 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

Not Reported

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