Wilmington College

Wilmington College

Wilmington College is a private liberal arts college located in Ohio, United States. It was founded in 1870 by Quakers, Religious Society of Friends. The college offers undergraduate major programs in different areas of study including agriculture, education, business, equine studies, biology, chemistry, and mathematics. The college also offers several master's degree programs in diversified fields of study.

Wilmington College's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. The sports teams participate in sports including softball, baseball, tennis, soccer, golf, and outdoor track. They also have a cheerleading team. The men's sports teams are nicknamed as Quakers and the women's sports teams are known as the Lady Quakers. They are members of the NCAA Division III.

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Wilmington College
1870 Quaker Way
Wilmington , OH 45177
General Phone: (800) 341-9318

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Wilmington College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management66business management, business administration, accounting
Education and Teaching65education, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, agricultural teaching, art education, English teaching, health teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, ...
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy26sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Science15biology, chemistry
Liberal Arts15Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, history
Agricultural Science and Management15agricultural production
Therapy and Counseling11psychology
Art Studies10art studies
Media10communication studies
Security and Law Enforcement10criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work4social work
Computer Science and Engineering3computer and info science
Drama and Performing Arts2drama
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy and religious studies

Number of programs and degrees for Wilmington College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree24834
Master's degree51

Wilmington College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wilmington College had a total enrollment of 1,605 students (1,488 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 48%
Women 52%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 97%
Graduate 3%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 12%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 18%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 35%
20-21 25%
22-24 10%
25-29 9%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

Wilmington College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %
Part-Time 69 %

Wilmington College Room and Board (2007)

Wilmington College offers campus housing for 819 of its 1,488 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Wilmington, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Wilmington College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal400410
SAT Math520530
ACT Verbal1723
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite1824

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT18%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT94%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Wilmington College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,372
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,372
Room and board $ 8,010
Room charge $ 3,700
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,610
Books and supplies $ 1,250
Other expenses $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Wilmington College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 314200)

Wilmington College Faculty

Wilmington College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track310
Non-tenured and not on tenure track711

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year17$62,5557$59,318
Associate professoracademic year7$51,9153$52,869
Assistant professoracademic year12$50,50619$41,540
Instructoracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year36$56,47031$46,621

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Wilmington College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Ohio Athletic Conference
Basketball Ohio Athletic Conference
Baseball Ohio Athletic Conference
Track Ohio Athletic Conference

Wilmington College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Art Teacher Education
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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