Wiley College

711 Wiley Ave, Marshall, United States
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Overview of Wiley College

About this school

Wiley, founded in 1873, is a church-affiliated, historically black college. Its 63-acre campus is located in Marshall, in northeastern Texas, 38 miles west of Shreveport, La.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:925
    • Men:376 (40.6%)
    • Women:549 (59.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Wiley College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
6

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
711 Wiley Avenue
City, State, Zip
Marshall, TX  75670-5199
Phone
(903) 927-3311
Fax
(903) 938-8100
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$10
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins August 10
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
40% of 976 applicants were admitted
Women
38% of 590 applicants were admitted
Men
41% of 386 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
343 (89%) of 386 admitted students enrolled
Women
186 (82%) of 226 admitted students enrolled
Men
157 (98%) of 160 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.53
375 And Above
2%
3.50 - 3.74
2%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
29%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
27%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16 average
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
0%
• Score 18 - 23
0%
• Score 12 - 17
100%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Wiley College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline June 1 | Final deadline June 30
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003669
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
257 (89.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
252 (98.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
252 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
209 (82.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$15,186
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 252 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,275
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 218 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,715
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 155 (61.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
7 (2.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,920

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,077 (88.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,076 (99.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,076 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,065 (99.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
96%
Average Award
$17,295
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,028 (95.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,411
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 978 (90.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,458
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 560 (52.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
28 (2.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,567

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$12,500
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
83.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
10.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,800

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


51

Part-Time Faculty


29

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


30%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 64% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
198
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Wiley College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


100.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


6.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


15.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


19.3%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (28)


  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Other, Education, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


24,751

Nearest Metropolitan Area


58 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
99 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
38 mile(s) from campus in Shreveport
Nearest Bus Station
Marshall
Nearest Train Station
Marshall

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


51% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


50%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wildcat
School Colors
Purple and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Wiley College offers drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


803

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
925
Women
549
Men
376

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • Not reported

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources