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About Wiley College

Wiley College is a private, religious school in an small town setting in Marshall, Texas. Wiley College was founded in 1873 and enrolls 925 undergrads and no graduate students.

Wiley College offers housing for up to 470 students. The majority of students live on-campus.About 40% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

Wiley College's endowment was valued at $3.948 million in 2021. The institution spends around $15,881 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 15.2 Wiley College undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Wiley College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 40%
Average GPA 2.5
Mean ACT score 16
Tuition $10,118

2022 Wiley College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Wiley College Early Admission

Wiley College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Wiley College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is slightly difficult to get into Wiley College. The acceptance rate at Wiley College is 40%. Last year, 976 students applied to Wiley College and 386 were admitted.

Wiley College Waitlist 2021

Wiley College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Wiley College?

Wiley College is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Wiley College, applicants must submit the following items.

Wiley College Application Requirements

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Other Requirements Proof of Meningitis Vaccination
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GPA and Test Scores for Wiley College

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Wiley College is 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT score for Wiley College students is 16.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Wiley College.

Is Wiley College Test Optional?

Wiley College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 80% submitted the SAT. 20% submitted the ACT.

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Does Wiley College Have Student Housing?

Yes! Wiley College provides on-campus housing for up to 470 students.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Wiley College.

Financial Aid at Wiley College

Wiley College meets 96% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Wiley College full-time are awarded $15,186 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Wiley College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wiley College

About 100% of students who start at Wiley College come back for their second year of college. Out of the 140 students who started at Wiley College as first-time freshman, 9 graduate within four years.

Wiley College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 19%. 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 Outcomes and Debt for Wiley College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 60% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $12,500 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

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

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Where is Wiley College Located?

Wiley College is located in the small town setting of Marshall, Texas.

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College Info

711 Wiley Avenue Marshall, TX 75670-5199

Campus Setting: Small Town

Wiley College Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at Wiley College is like? There are approximately 925 students enrolled at Wiley College. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 55% percent are from TX and 45% percent of students are from other states.


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