PO Box 1001, 1055 N. Beckett Road Wilberforce, OH 45384 800-367-8568
http://www.wilberforce.edu admissions@wilberforce.edu
About Wilberforce University
  • Year of Foundation 1856
  • Size of Campus 125 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation African Methodist Episcopal
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60% 40% 39%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $9,720
  • Room and Board $5,320
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 1,180
Wilberforce University is a unique institution located in a state rich in America's private college tradition. Founded prior to the end of slavery in 1856, it is the nation's oldest, private African-American university. For 156 years WU has, through sheer force of will, provided young African-American students with a solid educational experience. While you will only be able to sample a small part of Wilberforce on your virtual visit, you will walk away with a great feeling of exciting things.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Omega Ministries, Hour of Power
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Male Coalition, Black Women United, R. E. A. L. Remarkably Educated African Ladies
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Dawn Dance
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Mu, Kappa Theta Epsilon
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 5
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Dayton, Ohio (20)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Dayton, Ohio (30), Columbus, Ohio (45)
  • Distance to nearest train Cincinnati, Ohio (60)
Student Housing
  • 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, men's dorms, apartments for married students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • 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
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Campus Safety N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Basic Services Provided N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Museums University Archives
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, academic, older student
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Library Facilities Extensive online resources via Ohio Private Academic Libraries (OPAL) and OhioLink
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Wright State University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Central State University)