Wilson College

Chambersburg, PA

Wilson College

Chambersburg, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$26,090

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
470
75th
560
25th
470
75th
23
25th
16
75th
26
25th
18
75th
24
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

23%

male

77%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 745
Declined 63
Total Received 808
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Private

1,242

undergraduate students

1,284

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Wilson College, founded in 1869, is a private, church affiliated, coeducational institution. Its 300-acre campus is located in Chambersburg, PA.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,526
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

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300-acre campus in Chambersburg (population: 20,878), 55 miles from Harrisburg and 90 miles from Baltimore. Served by bus; air and train serve Harrisburg; major airport serves Baltimore. School operates transportation to airport for school breaks and a weekly shuttle.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Wilson College
1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA
17201

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
470
75th
560
25th
470
75th
23
25th
16
75th
26
25th
18
75th
24
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 745
Declined 63
Total Received 808

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Admissions Right Now

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,492

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,200
Room $5,500
Board $6,216
Additional fees $890
Books & supplies $1,104
Total $38,910
Average Financial Aid - $15,492
Total with Avg. Aid $23,418
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 421-8402
F: 717 262-2530
finaid@wilson.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

dressage team, hunt seat team, western riding team

Club Sports - Women's

dressage team, hunt seat team, western riding team

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, beach volleyball, modern dance ensemble, mounted drill team, skiing, snowboarding, step team

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Colonial States Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Animal Sciences, Other.
Animal-Assisted Therapy.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Equestrian/Equine Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
Health Services Administration.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism, Other.
Learning Sciences.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Social Sciences, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sustainability Studies.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Veterinary Medical Technology
  2. Equine Facilitated Therapeutics
  3. Business Management

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

2,526

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

49%

1,242
students

Female
77%
953

Male
23%
289

51%

1,284
students

Female
81%
1,035

Male
19%
249

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

57%

704
students

Female
80%
566

Male
20%
138

43%

538
students

Female
72%
387

Male
28%
151

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

13%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 20

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Albania
Armenia
Australia
Senegal
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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