711 Wiley Avenue Marshall, TX 75670 903-927-3300
About Wiley College
  • Year of Foundation 1873
  • Size of Campus 134 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 827
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $8,978
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Least selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,200
Wiley College is a four-year, private, historically black, liberal arts college located on the west side of Marshall, in the U.S. state of Texas. Founded in 1873 by the Methodist Episcopal Church's Bishop Isaac Wiley and certified in 1882 by the Freedman's Aid Society, it is notable as one of the oldest predominantly black colleges west of the Mississippi River. In 2005–2006, on-campus enrollment approached 450, while an off-campus program in Shreveport, Louisiana, for students with some prior college credits who seek to finish a degree enrolled about 250. As of the fall of 2006, total enrollment was about 750. By autumn of 2009, total enrollment was approximately 1200. Wiley is an open admissions college and about 96 percent of students receive some amount of financial aid.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • 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) Native American Club
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Shreveport, LA (40), Longview, TX (26)
  • Distance to nearest train Marshall, TX (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus Marshall, TX (2)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 49%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (50%), men's dorms (50%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 90%
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 60
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 106
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, religious
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 27,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 642
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 79,755
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 306
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 77
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 85
  • Number Of Microforms 42,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 509
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 34%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 22%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year 56%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 79%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered