Wilson College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Wilson College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 925 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1869 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

Wilson College is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Fair
Wilson College will give you the opportunity to receive an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Wilson College deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Veterinary, Education, General Studies, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
73%
Fair
It is important 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 typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Wilson College is fair at 73% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Wilson College is below average - 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at Wilson College is good: 10:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,500
High
Average tuition prices are high - around $23,800 per academic year. The additional fees at Wilson College beyond tuition are about $700, which comes to a total of $24,500 per year.

Read the details about Wilson 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
45%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,112 applications were submitted and 503 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Wilson College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
Wilson College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Wilson College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Wilson College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 400 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,400 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Wilson College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wilson College Location and Maps



Post Address: Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201-1285, USA
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