|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||African Methodist Episcopal|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||348 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Wilberforce University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,562 applications and only 1,368 students were granted admission. Wilberforce University is at the #36 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 64% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 13% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||710 to 960|
|ACT||15 to 19|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Wilberforce University's tuition was $12,020 for all students regardless of residency (55.1% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Wilberforce University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 81% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,140 (which is 16.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wilberforce University in 2016-2017, was 135, which is 74% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,636 (which is 46.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Wilberforce University has enrolled a total of 645 students (504 students full-time and 141 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 645 students, 18 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 624 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 21 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 91%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Two or more races: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Wilberforce University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||24%||84||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||14%||48||6|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||5%||18||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||18||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||4%||14||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||10||0|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||2%||6||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Wilberforce University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Wilberforce University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,500. Last year, out of the total 368 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 339 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 666 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 586 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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