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Wilmington College Overview

Wilmington College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Wilmington, Ohio. Wilmington is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Wilmington College Known For?

346 Undergraduate Awards
$26,176 Avg Cost After Aid
84% Acceptance Rate
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Wilmington College.
  • In 2017-2018, 60% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Wilmington College to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Wilmington College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Wilmington College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#27 Most Popular General Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Wilmington College?

Location of Wilmington College

Contact details for Wilmington College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH 45177
Phone: 800-341-9318

How Do I Get Into Wilmington College?

You can apply to Wilmington College online at:

Admission Requirements for Wilmington College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Wilmington College?

84% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
2% Submit SAT Scores
Wilmington College has an acceptance rate of 84%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 80%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to Wilmington College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 640. Math scores were between 480 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Wilmington College  ( 490 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for Wilmington College  ( 480 to 620 )
Wilmington College received ACT scores from 98% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 23. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Wilmington College  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Wilmington College  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Wilmington College  ( 19 to 24 )

Can I Afford Wilmington College?

$26,176 Net Price
95% Take Out Loans
5.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Wilmington College is $26,176. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 Wilmington College, approximately 95% of students took out student loans averaging $8,415 a year. That adds up to $33,660 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wilmington College is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Wilmington College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,167 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,231 undergraduate students at Wilmington College, with 1,167 being full-time and 64 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Wilmington College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,167 full-time undergraduates at Wilmington College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Wilmington College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wilmington College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Wilmington College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 119
Hispanic or Latino 27
White 884
International Students 21
Other Races/Ethnicities 108

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Wilmington College. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 5 countries are represented at Wilmington College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Sweden, Norway, and Canada.

Online Learning at Wilmington College

0 Took All Classes Online
48 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 48 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Wilmington College has changed over the last few years.


Wilmington College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 73 73
Agricultural Economics & Business 72 72
General Education 37 37
Health & Physical Education 32 32
Accounting 24 24
Allied Health Professions 14 14
General Psychology 12 12
History 11 11
Criminal Justice & Corrections 9 9
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 8 8
Social Work 8 8
General Biology 7 7
Mathematics 7 7
Animal Services 6 6
Chemistry 6 6
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 4 4
General English Literature 4 4
Communication & Media Studies 3 3
Fine & Studio Arts 2 2
Human Resource Management 1 1
Romance Languages 1 1
Liberal Arts General Studies 1 1
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 1 1
Economics 1 1
Political Science & Government 1 1
Drama & Theater Arts 1 1
International Agriculture 0 0
Other Agriculture 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0
TOTAL 346 346


*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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