Wilmington University

320 N Dupont Hwy, New Castle, United States
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Overview of Wilmington University

About this school

Wilmington University (formerly Wilmington College) is a private college founded in 1967. Its 17-acre main campus is located in New Castle, eight miles south of Wilmington.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:8,440
    • Men:2,994 (35.5%)
    • Women:5,446 (64.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Wilmington University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
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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
320 North DuPont Highway
City, State, Zip
New Castle, DE  19720-6491
Phone
(302) 356-4636
Fax
(302) 328-5902
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
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
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not 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
99% of 1,662 applicants were admitted
Women
99% of 985 applicants were admitted
Men
99% of 677 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
652 (97%) of 672 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

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
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $8,762 (100.0%)
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Wilmington University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 30
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007948
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
168 (61.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
125 (74.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
125 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
42%
Average Award
$4,409
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 90 (72.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,768
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 120 (96.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,737
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 15 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
5 (1.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $250

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,217 (57.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
900 (74.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
846 (94.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$5,770
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 338 (40.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,464
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 761 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,710
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 118 (13.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
74 (3.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,100

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$17,486
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Education
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,000

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


125

Part-Time Faculty


2,341

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


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
381,580

Computing


Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
600
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Wilmington University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


64.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


28.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (19)


  • Accounting
  • Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Finance, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Technology
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Management

Master's Programs of Study (36)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Services
  • Internet Engineering
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


5,385

Nearest Metropolitan Area


17 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Philadelphia

Weather


Temperature
22.4 average low in January, 81.4 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
25 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia, Pa.
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Wilmington
Nearest Train Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Wilmington

Housing

College Housing


College does not provide housing for students

Types of Housing


Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Wildcats
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Wilmington University offers student government association, green team, photography club, wu student united way, wildcat cheerleaders

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,037

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
8,440
Women
5,446
Men
2,994

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.0% Asian
  • 21.5% Black/African-American
  • 2.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 6.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 42.6% White
  • 23.9% Unknown

International Students


1.7% from 74 countries

Average Age


29

Number of Graduate Students


5,678

Student Resources

Study resources