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Wesley College

Dover, DE

At A Glance

Main Address

120 N State St

Dover, DE 19901-3835

www.wesley.edu

Admission Office

120 North State Street

Dover, DE 19901-3875

(302) 736-2400

Fax : (302) 736-2382

admissions@wesley.edu

Contact : David Buckingham

Vice President of Enrollment Management

Type of School

Small

Private

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

United Methodist Church

College Board Code: 5894

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 1,035

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 244

In-State Tuition : $27,284.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $27,284.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Urban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 4 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Jun 30

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Feb 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Associate, Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 48.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Health Professions : 22.0%
Business/Marketing : 18.0%
Biology : 16.0%
Law : 11.0%
Social Sciences : 11.0%
Education : 8.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 50.0%
Social Sciences : 50.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology B
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Business Administration and Management, General A B M

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Radio and Television B

Education
Curriculum and Instruction M
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs B
Elementary Education and Teaching B
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Secondary Education and Teaching B M
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels M

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist B
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A B M

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Globalization Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B M

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology B
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B

Psychology
Psychology, General A B

Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General B

Visual & Performing Arts
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Teacher Certification

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Computer Services

225 Public computers, available in: Libraries, Computer Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 75 miles from Philadelphia.

Large Town

Urban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 1,035

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 244

Degree-seeking undergrads : 997

Graduate enrollment : 122

Student General Information

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 55.0%

Out of state students : 45.0%

Part Time students : 2.0%

Percentage of males : 47.0%

Percentage of females : 53.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : Whetstone

Student Newspaper URL : www.whetstone.wesley.edu

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Men's Housing

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Women's Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $250.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Wolverines

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

NCAA Division III

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Pre-admission summer program

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Field Hockey

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 2,204

Admitted : 1,362

Enrolled : 235

Somewhat selective 62.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Level of Applicant's Interest

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Class Rank

Interview

Considered

Recommendations

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

SAT Subject Tests

AP

CLEP

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

High school performance most important. Campus interview very important. Extracurricular activities important.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Credits will be granted to students who receive a score of 3 or higher on an Advanced Placement Exam.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

2

English

0

4

Math

0

4

Science

0

4

Science Lab

0

0

Social Studies

0

2

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

6

AR105 & 1 Free Elective

All

3-D Art and Design

3

6

AR105 & 1 Free Elective

All

Art History

3

6

AR100 & 1 Free Elective

All

Biology

3

6

BI 100/101 & 1 Free Elective

All

Calculus AB

3

6

MA211 & 1 Free Elective (4)

All

Calculus BC

3

6

MA211 & 1 Free Elective (4)

All

Chemistry

3

6

CH100 & 1 Free Elective

All

Drawing

3

6

AR103 & 1 Free Elective

All

English Language and Composition

3

6

EN100 & 1 Free Elective

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

EN101 & 1 Free Elective

All

European History

3

6

HI213 & 1 Free Elective

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

FR100 & 01

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

6

EC202 & 1 Free Elective

All

Microeconomics

3

6

EC201 & 1 Free Elective

All

Music Theory

3

4

MU101 & MU103

All

Physics 1

3

6

PS240 & PS250

All

Psychology

3

6

PY100 & 1 Free Elective

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

SP100 & 101

All

Statistics

3

6

MA201 & 1 Free Elective

All

United States Government and Politics

3

6

PO231 & 1 Free Elective

All

United States History

3

6

HI103 & 104

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HI109 & 110

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

47

3

American Literature

46

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

47

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

41

4

College Algebra

46

3

English Literature

46

3

French I

42

6

French II

45

6

German I

36

6

German II

45

6

History of United States I

45

3

History of United States II

46

3

Human Growth and Development

45

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

52

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

47

3

Introductory Business Law

51

3

Introductory Psychology

47

3

Introductory Sociology

47

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

44

3

Principles of Management

46

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

41

3

Spanish I

45

6

Spanish II

50

6

Western Civilization I

46

3

Western Civilization II

47

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 50.0%

% of loans / jobs : 50.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Feb 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Michael Hall

Financial aid office phone : (302) 736-2494

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

External finance company

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$27,284.00

$27,284.00

$27,284.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$27,284.00

$27,284.00

$27,284.00

Room and board:

$11,864.00

$10,440.00

$2,600.00

Books and supplies:

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$43,748.00

$42,324.00

$34,484.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$43,748.00

$42,324.00

$34,484.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 29

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 64

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 36

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 234

Transfers admitted percentage: 41.0%

Transfers admitted: 96

Transfers enrolled percentage: 20.0%

Transfers enrolled: 47

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $27,284.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $11,864.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $10,440.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser