92%

Acceptance Rate

$15,649

Avg.Financial Aid

003396

FAFSA Code

About Wilson College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,499

Website

www.wilson.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Chambersburg, PA, Wilson College is a private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university. The university covers an area of 300 acres. Wilson College was founded in the year 1869. The motto of the Wilson College is ARS, SCIENTIA, ET RELIGIO, (Arts, Sciences and Religion) and its official colors are silver and blue. The total enrolment stands at 1,620 students at Wilson College. Around 1,072 and 546 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 45 full-time who teach various courses to the students. At Wilson College, around 66% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 79% of the students are females and 21% are males. Finally, at WC around 70% are white, 14% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 6% are Black or African American. The college has produced several achievers in its 151 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are James Franco (Film Producer, Model), David Wilcox (Singer), A. Van Jordan (Poet, Writer), and Richard Gabriel (Businessperson, Entrepreneur). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, WC offers around 91 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education), and NLN (National League for Nursing). $55 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Wilson College.

Location & Contact

Address

1015 Philadelphia Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7172644141
Fax: 7172641578
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Wilson College at the 632nd position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

92%

SAT Range

980 - 1130

ACT Range

18 - 22

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 910-1190, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 19 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Wilson College is 21. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1015 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201-1285, or call (717) 264-4141.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$20,241

Average Annual Cost

$23,745

Books And Supplies

$1,260

Other Fees

$850

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,594

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,700

Total One Year Cost

$39,149

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to WC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $38,047 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($25,300), books and supplies ($1,260), room and boarding ($11,594), and budget for other expenses ($2,140). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

76%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

40%

Male Professors

60%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

25 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

16 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

14 Graduates

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Se...

9 Graduates

Psychology, General

7 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

5 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

3 Graduates

Sociology

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

3 Graduates

Biology, General

3 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

1 Graduates

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations...

1 Graduates

International/Global Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,044

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

35%

Full-time

65%

Part-time

35%

Students Gender

Male

21%

US National: 44%

Female

79%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

58% White

27% Unknown

4% Black

3% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

39%

Out Of State

60%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,672 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 73% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

73%

Undergrads in College Housing

62%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,500/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,094/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,094/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Phoenix

School Colors

royal blue and silver

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

48

Total Female Athletes

72

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

6

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Field Hockey

Soccer

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At WC, $11,594 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at WC costs around $6,094 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At WC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 21% male and 79% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$33,100/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,649

Students Receiving Federal Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,162

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,055

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,528

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$18,763

$30K - $48K

$19,757

$48K - $75K

$15,769

$75K - $110K

$13,032

> $110K

$11,254

The financial aid department of Wilson College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,903, whereas the financial aid is $11,567. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,868 and institutional aid worth $11,567.

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