Wesley College is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Dover, Delaware. Wesley College was founded in 1873 and now enrolls around 1,770 students a year, including 1,661 undergrads. Wesley College offers housing for up to 846 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 35% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.
There are many ways for students to get involved at Wesley College! Love music or performing?
Interested in journalism or communications? Wesley College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.
Excited for Greek life? Wesley College has fraternities and sororities.
Planning to play sports? Wesley College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Wesley College on the Student Life page.
Learn more about life at Wesley College on the Student Life page.
|2021 Wesley College Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||62%|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||94%|
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
Let's take a closer look at to get a clearer sense of what Wesley College offers and if it might be a good fit for you.
It is moderately difficult to get into Wesley College. Around 62% of applicants get into Wesley College each year. Last year, 2,940 students applied to Wesley College and 1,819 were admitted.
Retention is 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.
About 59% of students who start at Wesley College return for their second year of college. Wesley College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 32%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.
Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need. Wesley College meets 39% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,765 a year.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.
Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Wesley College. Based on this information, how does Wesley College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Wesley College a good school for you?
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Wesley College is located in the small town setting of Dover, Delaware.
If you want to see Wesley College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Dover, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Wesley College and Dover are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wesley College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wesley College is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Wesley College is 18. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Wesley College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 20 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.
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Wondering what life at Wesley College is like? There are approximately 1,770 students enrolled at Wesley College, including 1,661 undergraduate students and 109 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 48% percent are from DE and 52% percent of students are from other states.
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