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Wesley College

120 N State St, Dover, DE

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Wesley College is a nonprofit private university that has a fair number of majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Dover, Delaware, in a predominantly urban area. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Wesley College has a yearly student enrollment of around two thousand.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Wesley College offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies

Students applying for admission are most often required to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. Most students admitted to Wesley College score in-between 1100 to 1400 on the SAT exam. Competition runs high for admissions, given that only 20 percent of students who applied are admitted to the school. More information on admissions can be found here.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $24,000 for the year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may check the school's tuition calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. The cost of on-campus housing is approximately $5,400 per year. This school may offer financial aid for students that qualify by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Wesley College "Wolverines" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)

Students who wish to see more about Wesley College may visit their website at http://www.wesley.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Wesley College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Wesley College has a total student population of about 1,700. The student body is made up of 95% undergraduate students and 29% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $25,000-$30,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $1,000 to $1,300 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$14,932
Receiving Student Loans86%$8,510
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Wesley College may offer services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Wesley College is approximately 22%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years11%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1999)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2007)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Wesley College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Wesley College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Wesley College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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