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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.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students9,676
   Women6,230 (64.4%)
   Men3,446 (35.6%)
Graduate Students6,152


Entrance DifficultyNoncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate100% of 1,813 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Extracurricular Activities
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT CompositeNot reported


Cost of AttendanceNot available
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met42%
Average Freshman Award$4,409
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemTrimester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
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


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


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
25.6% Black/African-American
3.6% Hispanic/Latino
0.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.6% White
15.2% Unknown
International Students1.8% from 25 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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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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Average 2.66 2.64 400 490  
Low 2.23 2.20 400 490  
High 3.10 3.08 400 490  
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