Wilberforce University

Wilberforce, Ohio
4-year Private university

Overview

Wilberforce University is a private institution established in 1856 with rural setting located at Wilberforce. It is ranked 2nd in Regional Colleges Midwest in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $13,250 (2017). It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#2 Regional Colleges Midwest
Setting
Rural
Location Wilberforce, Ohio
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1856
Selectivity Moderate
Size Small
609 Undergraduates

Learning

8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Engineering
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Psychology
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Social Sciences
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Visual And Performing Arts
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program

Cost

$25,450
Cost of Attendance
$18,787
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $13,250
Outstate Tuition Fee $13,250
Room and Board Fees $7,000
$31,500 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

38% (Moderate Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$25 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
2 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

-- Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
--
--
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
--
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Mar
15
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Jun
30
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$18,595 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$13,282 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $25,450
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
79% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Presidential Excellence Scholarships
Total Worth $12,020 per semester (Full tution)
Eligibility Nominees must be entering freshmen.
Minimum Criteria GPA: 3.75
Requirement for maintenance GPA: 3.50, maintain ‘full-time’ enrollment status
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Presidential Merit Scholarsips
Total Worth $6,010 per semester (Half tution)
Eligibility Nominees must be entering first-time freshmen or transfers.
Minimum Criteria GPA: 3.50
Requirement for maintenance GPA: 3.25, maintain ‘full-time’ enrollment status
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Wilberforce University Academic Scholarships
Total Worth $3,200 per semester
Eligibility Nominees must be entering first-time freshmen or transfers.
Minimum Criteria GPA: 3.25
Requirement for maintenance GPA: 3.0, maintain ‘full-time’ enrollment status
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant
Total Worth $10,000 per year
Details District of Columbia residents attending Wilberforce University
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency Grant Program
Total Worth --
Details Pennsylvania residents who attend Wilberforce University

Students

609 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
71% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
21% Students graduate within 6 years