571
Students
Financial aid thermometer
21,720
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
52
52%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Wilson College is a Comprehensive institution located in Chambersburg, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA  17201
United States
Contact Mr. Michael Montana
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@wilson.edu
Phone: 717-262-2002
Fax: 717-262-2546

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Veterinary/animal Health Technology Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

450
Applied
237
Accepted
571
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

435
Females Applied
230
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

15
Males Applied
7
Males Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.45
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
Interview
Other requirements: College preparatory program that includes 4 units of English, 4 units of history/civics, 3 units of mathematics, 2 units of same foreign language, and 2 units of natural sciences with lab

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

23,745
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Fees

850
Full-time student fees
11,594
Room & board
5,500
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

21,720
Avg. Financial Aid Package
20,606
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,432
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,946
Avg. Loan Aid
8,240
Avg. Grant Aid
11,457
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

571
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.78%
Black or African American 2.56%
White or Caucasian 68.16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 0.43%
Two or more races 2.14%
Other 18.38%

Gender

Male (11.56%)
Female (88.44%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 66%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Campus events:
White Dinner, Thanksgiving Dinner and Spring Fling/May Court

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Muhibbah Club, Orchesis Club, student newspaper, Student Government and Campus Activity Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No

Faculty

94
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 55
Male - 41
Female - 53