320 Dupont Highway New Castle, DE 19720 302-328-9401
About Wilmington College
  • Year of Foundation 1967
  • Size of Campus 15 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Quaker
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,723
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53% 47% 3%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,060
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 4,399
Wilmington University is a private educational institution, with its main campus located in New Castle near Wilmington, Delaware. It was founded in 1968 as Wilmington College and was granted university status on September 10, 2007, after approval by the Board of Trustees and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Currently its student body totaled over 13,000 students.[3] The school is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and offers undergraduate and graduate-level degree programs, as well as non-credit adult learning programs in a variety of career areas at 45 locations in Delaware and three in New Jersey.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Builders on the Rock (Bible Study), Campus Friends Meeting for Worship, Catholic Campus Ministry, Chi Alpha, College Young (Adult) Friends, Quaker Leader Scholars
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 11%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Student Union, International Club
  • Setting Rural
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Westheimer Peace Symposium, Issues and Artist Series, Fall Fest, Homecoming, Family Weekend, Sibs Weekend, Community Day, theater productions, Comedians, Women's basketball games, Late Night at the Y, Intramurals, Scare-free Costume Ball (students and comm
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • Number of honor societies Delta Tau Alpha (National Agriculture Society), Delta Tau Sigma (International English Honor Society), Green Key (Wilmington College Honor Society), Omicron Delta Epsilon (International Economics Honor Society), Order of Omega (National Greek Honor Society
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Dayton (45), Cincinnati (55)
  • Distance to nearest train Cincinnati (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus Dayton (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 67%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 95%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Museums The Wilmington College Peace Resource Center has a long-standing commitment to peace and justice. Since 1975 it has taken an active role in providing peace education materials both locally and throughout the country.This is accomplished through a book
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Library Facilities The College Archives and Quaker Collection has a threefold purpose: a) to house the archives of Wilmington College b) to develop and maintain a research collection of printed materials on all aspects of Quaker history, philosophy, thought, and practi
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 30%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Public school teaching is the profession chosen by the largest percentage of Wilmington College graduates.
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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