Tuition & Fees

$24,595

$24,595

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
21%
500-599
43%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
49%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
22%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
23%
18-23
54%
12-17
8%
30-36
29%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
46%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

19%

male

81%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 707
Declined + 496
Total Received 1,203
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Private (nonprofit)

827

undergraduate students

389

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 2979
ACT 3758

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,216
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Chambersburg, PA

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.

Wilson College
1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
21%
500-599
43%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
49%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
22%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
23%
18-23
54%
12-17
8%
30-36
29%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
46%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 707
Declined + 496
Total Received 1,203

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Michael Montana
Director of Admissions
P: 800 421-8402
F: 717 262-2546
admissions@wilson.edu

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,720

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,745
Room $5,500
Board $4,320
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $1,260
Total $35,675
Average Financial Aid - $21,720
Total with Avg. Aid $13,955
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Chris Knouse
Assistant Financial Aid Director
chris.knouse@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 Directors

Lori Frey (men's)
Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics
email

Shelly Novak (women's)
Associate Athletics Director For Compliance/senior Woman Administrator
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Eastern Athletic Conference, Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Phoenix
School colors
royal blue and silver

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Animal Studies
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Management
Chemistry
Communications
Early Childhood Education
Education
Educational Technology
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Sustainability
Equestrian Studies
Equine Facilitated Therapeutics
Equine Journalism
Exercise Science
Financial Mathematics
Fine Arts
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health Science
Health/Physical Education
Healthcare Administration
History/Political Science
Humanities
Individualized Major
Liberal Studies
Management
Mass Customized Learning
Mathematics
Nursing
Nursing/L.P.N. to B.S.N.
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Philosophy/Applied Ethics
Psychology
R.N. to M.S.N.
Religion
Religion Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Art
TESOL
Veterinary Medical Technology
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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

1,216

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

827
students

Female
81%
674

Male
19%
153

32%

389
students

Female
83%
324

Male
17%
65

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

565
students

Female
84%
471

Male
16%
94

32%

262
students

Female
78%
203

Male
22%
59

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 9

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented Armenia
Australia
Ghana
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kelsey Winton
Admissions Counselor
717 262-2002
kelsey.winton@wilson.edu

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