Wilmington College is a private, religious school in an small town setting in Wilmington, Ohio. Wilmington College was founded in 1870 and enrolls 1,165 undergrads and no graduate students.
Wilmington College offers housing for up to 840 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 50% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..
As of 2021, the total market value of Wilmington College's endowment was $38.195 million For each full-time student, Wilmington College spends about $5,618. There are 14 undergraduate students for every full-time Wilmington College professor.
|2021 Wilmington College Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||73%|
|Mean ACT score||21|
|Mean SAT score||1050|
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It is moderately difficult to get into Wilmington College. Around 73% of applicants get into Wilmington College each year. Last year, 1,558 students applied to Wilmington College and 1,133 were admitted.
Wilmington College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.
Wilmington College is considered moderately 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 Wilmington College, applicants must submit the following items.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Wilmington College is 3.5 /4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 1050 on the SAT. The mean ACT score for Wilmington College students is 21.
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Wilmington 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, 8% submitted the SAT. 95% submitted the ACT.
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Yes! Wilmington College provides on-campus housing for up to 840 students.
Wilmington College students are active in the school's Quaker Thunder Pep Band, Intramural Athletics and Wilmington College Chorale. Homecoming, Westheimer Peace Symposium, and and Theater Productions (Spring, Summer, and Fall) are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.
Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Wilmington College.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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! 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.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution 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.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Wilmington College, around 65% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 383 students who started at Wilmington College as first-time freshman, 170 graduate within four years.
Wilmington College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 52%. 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 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.
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Wilmington College is located in the small town setting of Wilmington, Ohio, less than an hour from Cincinnati and Ohio.
If you want to see Wilmington College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 71 to Wilmington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Dayton International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Wilmington College and Wilmington are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wilmington College is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wilmington College is Aug 1.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Wilmington College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Wilmington College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1200 and Above
940 to 1200
940 and Less
The median SAT score for Wilmington College students is 1050. Applicants with SAT scores of 1200 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wilmington College, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1200 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wilmington College.
Wondering what life at Wilmington College is like? There are approximately 1,165 students enrolled at Wilmington College. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from OH and 9% percent of students are from other states.
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