Wilmington University

Wilmington University

New Castle, DE
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
65%
35%
student ratio
9,326
total students
$8,112 | $8,112
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
98%
acceptance rate
Non-competitive
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Behavior
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Photographic and Film/Video Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Systems Security
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Graphics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Educational/Instructional Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Behavioral Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Transportation and materials moving
    • Aviation/Airway Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

98% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,271
    • Accepted1,257
    • Acceptance Rate98%
    • Enrolled9,326
    • Female Applicants698
    • Females Accepted690
    • Female Acceptance Rate98%
    • Male Applicants573
    • Males Accepted567
    • Male Acceptance Rate98%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$25
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$8,112
    • Out-of-state tuition *$8,112
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$50
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students9,326
    • Male Student Percentage35%
    • Female Student Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.32%
    • Black or African American24.91%
    • White or Caucasian50.87%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.34%
    • Asian1.98%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.29%
    • Two or more races.35%
    • Unknown14.92%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.02% representing 25 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students31% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling No
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Green Team, Photography Club, WU Student United Way, Wildcat Cheerleaders
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Softball No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball No Yes Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,636
    • Full-time Percentage6%
    • Part-time Percentage94%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

320 North DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720-6491

Ms.Laura Morris

Director of Admissions

Phone: 302-295-1179
Email: undergradadmissions@wilmu.edu


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