Wesley College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Wesley College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,650 students enrolled. This school was established in 1873 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Dover, Delaware.

Wesley College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at Wesley College.

Wesley College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Management, Business, Occupational Therapy, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Wesley College is low at 54% (way below Delaware average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Wesley College is very low - 22%. Around 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Wesley College is pretty good, 13:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,000
High
Average tuition price is very high - around $25,100 per year. The additional fees at Wesley College beyond tuition are nearly $900; this comes to $26,000 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
Doable
According to government data, 4,051 applications were submitted and 2,534 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Wesley College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,600
Medium
Wesley College 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 Wesley College, 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
Unsafe
Wesley College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,100 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - around $5,600 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Wesley College. 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Wesley College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wesley College Location and Maps



Post Address: Wesley College, 120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875, USA
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