Wilberforce University requires a minimum of 128 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Wilberforce University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Wilberforce University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Wilberforce University does not offer classes during the summer.
Wilberforce University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Wilberforce University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Wilberforce University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Wilberforce University.
Reminder: Check with Wilberforce University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Wilberforce University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Wilberforce University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Wilberforce University
Wilberforce University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
❌ Wilberforce University does not offer services for students with disabilities.
✅ Wilberforce University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Wilberforce University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Wilberforce University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
✅ Wilberforce University requires an internship for all students.
Internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Rembert E. Stokes Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Wilberforce University, contact the university directly.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Wilberforce University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Wilberforce University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Wilberforce University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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