Wilson College provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Chambersburg, PA and operated as a private institution. The school's Presbyterian Church affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. The school enrolls 790 students annually, allowing for a more personalized education.
Areas of study available at Wilson College include:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Agriculture Operations
- Business And Marketing Studies
Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the school. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken to apply to this school. Scores in a range of 19 - 27 on the ACT or 860 - 1110 on the SAT are needed to greatly increase the chance of getting accepted. Approximately 50 percent of all students that applied were accepted at Wilson College, with 26 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at wilson.edu.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $32,000 for the year, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students should check the school's price of attendance calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Housing may be available for students that would like to live on-campus for around a cost of $5,600 per year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements by way of grants or student loans.
Wilson College participates in intercollegiate athletics through the NCAA's Other in Basketball.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants Wilson College 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
Wilson College has a total student population of about 920, where graduate students make up roughly 13% of the student body.
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
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $24,000-$28,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- For part-time students, charges are between $2,400-$2,900 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$15,363|
|Receiving Student Loans||85%||$9,061|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Wilson College may offer services including:
- Online classes
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Child care
Wilson College has an overall graduation rate which is around 57%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||44%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||10%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Wilson College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (365)
- Field Hockey
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 Wilson 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
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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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 Wilson College for official up-to-date information.