Wilberforce University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Wilberforce University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 650 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
Fair
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, Marketing and Advertising, Retailing and Wholesaling, Business, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
72%
Fair
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.

Wilberforce University student retention rate is fair at 72% (close to Ohio average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Wilberforce University is very low: 28%.

Student to faculty ratio at Wilberforce University is good - 8:1. Find out more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,600
Medium
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 $1,500; this totals $13,600 per year.

Read the details about Wilberforce University 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
55%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,596 applications were submitted and 880 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Wilberforce University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Low
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
Unsafe
Wilberforce University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 400 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - nearly $3,600 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
Location Map - Street View:
Wilberforce University Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Wilberforce University Location Map - City View

Read all information about Wilberforce University:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions


Ohio Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Our directory contains 116 accounting and finance colleges in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Akron, Canton, Toledo, and 78 other cities. Around 6,600 accounting and finance diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for accounting and finance degree programs in OH - $21,900.

Biology
Learn about 72 biology schools in Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Cleveland, Toledo, North Canton, Marietta, and 51 other cities. Around 5,500 biology diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for biology programs in OH is around $26,800.

Business
Read about 144 business schools in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Akron, Lima, Canton, and 89 other cities. Around 13,000 business diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for business degree programs in OH - $18,500.

Communication and Journalism
Our listing contains 68 communication and journalism schools in Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Cleveland, Marietta, North Canton, Wilberforce, and 48 other cities. About 4,500 communication and journalism diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for communication and journalism degree programs in OH is about $23,200.

Computer Science
We reviewed 134 computer science colleges in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Akron, Canton, Marietta, and 84 more cities. About 5,300 computer science degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for computer science degree programs in OH is roughly $16,600.

Criminal Justice
Detailed information about 125 criminal justice schools in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Akron, Toledo, Canton, and 85 more cities. Approximately 4,900 criminal justice diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for criminal justice programs in OH is roughly $15,900.

Engineering
Our listing contains 72 engineering schools in Dayton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Steubenville, Youngstown, Akron, and 51 other cities. Approximately 9,600 engineering diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for engineering degree programs in OH is roughly $21,600.

English and Literature
Learn more about 66 english and literature colleges in Cleveland, Dayton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Tiffin, Yellow Springs, Wilberforce, and 50 more cities. Approximately 2,600 english and literature diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for english and literature degree programs in OH is about $25,100.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
We list 30 ethnic and cultural studies schools in Dayton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Akron, Oberlin, Wooster, Marietta, and 23 other cities. Approximately 600 ethnic and cultural studies degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for ethnic and cultural studies programs in OH: $29,100.

Management
Read about 170 management schools in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Lima, Toledo, Canton, and 102 other cities. Around 15,600 management diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for management programs in OH - $19,000.

Marketing and Advertising
Detailed information about 70 marketing and advertising colleges in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton, Toledo, Lima, Springfield, and 50 more cities. Around 3,800 marketing and advertising degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for marketing and advertising degree programs in OH is about $21,600.

Medical
Our listing contains 151 medical colleges in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Canton, Delaware, Toledo, and 96 more cities. About 12,800 medical diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for medical degree programs in OH is roughly $18,300.

Medical Assistant
Our listing contains 183 medical assistant colleges in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton, Toledo, Lima, Akron, and 109 other cities. Around 10,000 medical assistant degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for medical assistant degree programs in OH is roughly $11,600.

Music
Learn about 53 music schools in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Canton, Tiffin, Columbus, North Canton, and 35 more cities. About 1,700 music diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for music degree programs in OH is roughly $27,800.

Physics
Learn about 40 physics schools in Dayton, Cincinnati, Marietta, Cleveland, Bowling Green, Gambier, Oxford, and 31 other cities. About 600 physics diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for physics programs in OH is approximately $27,600.

Political Science
Our listing contains 55 political science colleges in Cleveland, Dayton, Columbus, Tiffin, Wilberforce, Yellow Springs, Cincinnati, and 41 more cities. Around 2,200 political science diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for political science programs in OH is around $27,500.

Psychology
Our listing contains 79 psychology schools in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton, Delaware, North Canton, Toledo, and 55 other cities. About 6,600 psychology diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for psychology degree programs in OH - $23,000.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Our directory contains 27 retailing and wholesaling schools in Cincinnati, Lima, Toledo, Columbus, Perrysburg, Centerville, Nelsonville, and 19 more cities. Around 600 retailing and wholesaling diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for retailing and wholesaling programs in OH - $15,300.

Social Work
Get details on 76 social work colleges in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo, Mansfield, Newark, and 52 more cities. About 3,100 social work diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for social work programs in OH is roughly $19,700.

Sociology and Anthropology
Our directory contains 58 sociology and anthropology colleges in Cleveland, Dayton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Mansfield, North Canton, Tiffin, and 43 other cities. About 2,100 sociology and anthropology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for sociology and anthropology degree programs in OH - $24,200.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges