Wilberforce University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Wilberforce University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 520 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1856 and is one of the 3 schools located in Wilberforce, Ohio.

Wilberforce University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
Wilberforce University will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Wilberforce University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Medical, Communication and Journalism, Psychology, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
78%
Wilberforce University student retention rate is fair at 78% (above Ohio average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Wilberforce University is low: 30%.

Student to faculty ratio at Wilberforce University is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,400
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, around $12,100 per academic year. The additional fees at Wilberforce University (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,300; this totals $13,400 per year.

Read the details about Wilberforce University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
42%
As reported in recent data, 2,446 applications were submitted and 1,020 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Wilberforce University is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Wilberforce University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (937) 376-2911 or check Wilberforce University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Wilberforce University offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Wilberforce University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Wilberforce University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 900 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - nearly $3,200 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Wilberforce University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Wilberforce University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wilberforce University Location and Maps



Post Address: Wilberforce University, 1055 N Bickett Rd, Wilberforce, Ohio 45384-1001, USA
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