Wilmington University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

New Castle, DE

$11,480

Avg tuition

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About Wilmington University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Wilmington University is a medium-sized private university located on a suburban campus in New Castle, Delaware. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 14,730, and admissions are selective. The university offers 43 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 21%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $11,480.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

60% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

21% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

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Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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15k

Students enrolled

75%

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

53%

Black

22%

Hispanic

9%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

67%

Socio-economic diversity

37% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

68

Total Online Enrollment

10,989

Student Location Breakout

75% 25%

Percent of Programs Online

27% On-campus

73% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 60% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 60% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 85% online

Doctorate Check Bold 100% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

Information not available

Institution Grant Aid

19%

Pell Grant

37%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,220
State Grant Aid $1,000
Institution Grant Aid $3,769
Pell Grant Aid $3,588

Financial Outlook

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

$41k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.