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Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

About Roberts Wesleyan College

Roberts Wesleyan College Overview

Roberts Wesleyan College is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Rochester, New York. Roberts Wesleyan College was founded in 1866 and the school now enrolls around 1,658 students per year, which includes 1,111 undergraduates. Roberts Wesleyan College provides on-campus housing for up to 792 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms. On the weekends, about 70% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Roberts Wesleyan College for Fall 2023 is August 25. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by August 1.

Student Activities at Roberts Wesleyan College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Roberts Wesleyan College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Roberts Wesleyan College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Roberts Wesleyan College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Roberts Wesleyan College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Roberts Wesleyan College on the Student Life page.

2022 Roberts Wesleyan College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%
Tuition $34,787
Percent of Need Met 76.6%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $27,811

Is Roberts Wesleyan College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Roberts Wesleyan College offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

Roberts Wesleyan College Acceptance Rate 2022

Roberts Wesleyan College is moderately difficult to get into. Roberts Wesleyan College admitted 79% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 1,495 students applied to Roberts Wesleyan College and 1,180 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Roberts Wesleyan College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 83% of students who start at Roberts Wesleyan College come back the next year. Roberts Wesleyan Collegehas a six year graduation rate of 64 for undergrads. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Roberts Wesleyan College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 85% of graduates from Roberts Wesleyan College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Roberts Wesleyan College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Roberts Wesleyan College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Roberts Wesleyan College's endowment was valued at $35.7 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $8,228 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Roberts Wesleyan College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Roberts Wesleyan College meets 76.6% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Roberts Wesleyan College full-time are awarded $27,811 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $34,741 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Roberts Wesleyan College.

Based on this information, how does Roberts Wesleyan College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Roberts Wesleyan College a good school for you?

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Where is Roberts Wesleyan College Located?

Roberts Wesleyan College is located in the suburban setting of Rochester, New York, less than an hour from Rochester.

If you would like to see Roberts Wesleyan College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take New York State Thruway--I-90 to Rochester, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Greater Rochester International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Roberts Wesleyan College and Rochester are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2301 Westside Drive Rochester, NY 14624-1997

Campus Setting: Suburban

Roberts Wesleyan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 25

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Roberts Wesleyan College is Aug 25.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Roberts Wesleyan College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Roberts Wesleyan College ACT Scores


ACT Range

15 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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27 and Above


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Roberts Wesleyan College is 25. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Roberts Wesleyan College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Roberts Wesleyan College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1220


Math SAT Range

500 - 610


Reading SAT Range

500 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1220 and Above


1000 to 1220


1000 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Roberts Wesleyan College students is 1125. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Roberts Wesleyan College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Roberts Wesleyan College.

Roberts Wesleyan College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Roberts Wesleyan College is like? There are approximately 1,658 students enrolled at Roberts Wesleyan College, including 1,111 undergraduate students and 547 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from NY and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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