Wesley College Overview
Located in Dover, Delaware, Wesley College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Wesley College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Wesley College is the post-master's certificate.
- In 2017-2018, 37% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Wesley College with a bachelor's degree make about $42,900 a year. That's 5% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Wesley College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Wesley College.
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Where Is Wesley College?
Contact details for Wesley College are given below.
|Address:||120 N State St, Dover, DE 19901-3875|
How Do I Get Into Wesley College?
You can apply to Wesley College online at: https://my.wesley.edu/ICS/Admissions/Apply_Online.jnz?portlet=Apply_Online&formname=Undergraduate+Application
Admission Requirements for Wesley College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Wesley College?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 60%, and the acceptance rate for women is 63%.
Average Test Scores
About 95% of students accepted to Wesley College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 330 and 530. Math scores were between 420 and 520.
Can I Afford Wesley College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Wesley College, approximately 87% of students took out student loans averaging $6,756 a year. That adds up to $27,024 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Wesley College is 13.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Wesley College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 116 graduate students at the school.
Of the 976 full-time undergraduates at Wesley College, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wesley College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||391|
|Hispanic or Latino||84|
Delaware students aren't the only ones who study at Wesley College. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 10 countries are represented at Wesley College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Cameroon, and Ghana.
Online Learning at Wesley College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Wesley College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in Delaware for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Wesley College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Wesley College was -0.8%. This is the #2,261 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Wesley College regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Wesley College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Wesley College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health & Physical Education||#100|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#115|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Wesley College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Health & Physical Education||0||35||4||39|
|Business Administration & Management||0||21||6||27|
|Legal Support Services||0||23||0||23|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||0||4||18||22|
|Curriculum & Instruction||0||8||0||8|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||1||6||7|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||1||6||0||7|
|Communication & Media Studies||0||5||0||5|
|Political Science & Government||0||5||0||5|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology||0||4||0||4|
|General English Literature||0||4||0||4|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||0||3||0||3|
|Natural Resources Conservation||0||2||1||3|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||0||2||0||2|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||0||0||1||1|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||0||0||0||0|
|Other Philosophy & Religious Studies||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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