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Wilmington University

New Castle, DE

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.

Web Sitewww.wilmu.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students8,873
   Women5,737 (64.7%)
   Men3,136 (35.3%)
Graduate Students6,367

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyNoncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate100% of 3,299 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Essay
Extracurricular Activities
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceNot available
Tuition and Fees
$10,670
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met42%
Average Freshman Award$4,409
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$17,486

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemTrimester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
104
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 43% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

New Castle Population5,385
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPhiladelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee 
Students in College Housing 
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
MascotWildcats
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.1.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
25.8% Black/African-American
3.4% Hispanic/Latino
0.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.1% White
13.5% Unknown
International Students1.9% from 74 countries
First-Year Students Returning64.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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