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Wilmington University

320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE

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Wilmington University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in New Castle, DE, the campus resides in a suburban setting for students to study in. Enrollment at Wilmington University is nearly nine thousand annually.

Areas of study offered at Wilmington University include:

  • Education
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences

The school operates under an open enrollment policy, admitting any students that meet the basic requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, test scores, and personal statements may be requested for certain programs. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $10,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. Wilmington University may offer financial aid for students that qualify in the form of grants and loans.

The Wilmington University "Wildcats" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

Students may visit the school's http://www.wilmu.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants Wilmington University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Wilmington University is about 15,000, with undergraduate students making up about 59% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

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

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $11,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $350 to $420 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid72%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships51%$2,992
Receiving Student Loans57%$3,685
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Wilmington University may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Wilmington University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 39%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years31%
Graduating in 5 Years4%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2001)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2001)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2007)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Wilmington University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
  • Basketball (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • 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 Wilmington University 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,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Military Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

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 Wilmington University for official up-to-date information.

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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