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Wilberforce University
Wilberforce, OH
Wilberforce, founded in 1856, is a church-affiliated, historically black university. Its 125-acre campus is located in Wilberforce, 18 miles from Dayton.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 307
   Women 181 (59.0%)
   Men 126 (41.0%)
Graduate Students 23
Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate 38% of 1,284 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $25,100
  Tuition and Fees $13,250
  Room and Board $6,650
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 36
Regular Class Size Not reported
Wilberforce Population 1,579
Nearest Metropolitan Area Dayton, Columbus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 94% of freshmen, 82% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Bulldogs
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.0% Asian
94.1% Black/African-American
0.0% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.6% White
4.3% Unknown
International Students 2.0%
First-Year Students Returning 74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 75%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported