Wilson College

Chambersburg, PA

Wilson College

Chambersburg, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$25,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
33%
18-23
66%
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undergraduateRatios

12%

male

88%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 237
Declined 213
Total Received 450
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Private

571

undergraduate students

91

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 662
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational

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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Harrisburg International

Wilson College
1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg
17201

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Muhibbah Club
  • Orchesis Club
  • student newspaper
  • Student Government
  • Campus Activity Board

Top Events

  • White Dinner
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Spring Fling/May Court
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
33%
18-23
66%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.45

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 237
Declined 213
Total Received 450

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
class rank

Considered

extracurricular activities
interview
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $24,450
Room & board $11,594
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $1,260
Other fees $1,300
Total $39,454
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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
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Equestrian sports, Tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Equestrian/Equine Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Philosophy
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

662

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

571
students

Female
88%
505

Male
12%
66

14%

91
students

Female
87%
79

Male
13%
12

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

57%

330
students

Female
95%
311

Male
5%
19

43%

241
students

Female
81%
194

Male
19%
47

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 53%
Student 4 year graduation rate 44%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

15

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
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 yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

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

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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