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Wesley College Share Share

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SAT Score Range 740 - 930
ACT Score Range 15 - 17
Acceptance Rate
Admissions Selectivity
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Category
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Acceptance Rate

61.5%

Acceptance Rate by Gender

Percent of Applicants

SAT Score Range

740 - 930
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600

ACT Score Range

15 - 17
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36

Tuition & Fees

$26,406

Average Salary in 10 Years

$45,700
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Wesley College

Wesley College is located in Dover, Delaware. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 1,446 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 61.5%.

Popular majors include Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Psychology, and Education. 17% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $33,600.

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🗺 120 North State Street
Dover, Delaware 19901
🌐 www.wesley.edu
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What test scores do you need to get into Wesley College?

SAT Score Range

740 - 930
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600

ACT Score Range

15 - 17
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36

Median SAT Score

835
Out of 1600

Median ACT Score

16
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown

SAT Total Score Ranges

SAT Critical Reading Score Ranges

SAT Math Score Ranges

SAT Writing Score Ranges

ACT Score Breakdown

ACT Total Score Ranges

ACT English Score Ranges

ACT Math Score Ranges

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Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?

Students Submitting SATs

95%

Students Submitting ACTs

8%

Significantly more students take the SATs than the ACTs.

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Wesley College has around 2,793 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 24% decide to enroll at Wesley College. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 2,793 applicants 44% are men and 56% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 125 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 80 men.

Wesley College's acceptance rate is 61.5%. The acceptance rate for men is 60.1% and the acceptance rate for women is 62.7%.

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Who applies to Wesley College?

Number of Applicants

2,793

Number of Applicants per Spot

7
per spot

Male Applicants

44%

Female Applicants

56%
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Getting into Wesley College

Wesley College Acceptance Rate

61.5%

Getting in

Selective

Male Acceptance Rate

60.1%

Female Acceptance Rate

62.7%
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Do Students Want to Go to Wesley College?

Wesley College Admissions Yield

24%
of accepted students choose to go to Wesley College

Male Admissions Yield

25%

Female Admissions Yield

22%
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Admission Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
College Requirements
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Graduation Rate

17%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

15%

Women Graduation Rate

21%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Can you afford to attend Wesley College?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$23,160
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$26,406
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$37,848
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$37,848
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$30,500
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$324
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Wesley College would expect to pay over 10 years.

Will you be able to pay off your debt?

45%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Wesley College Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

95%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

88%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Wesley College you can visit admissions.wesley.edu/cost-and-financial-aid/.

Wesley College Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $37,848
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $37,848
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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How much money will you make after graduating from Wesley College?

Wesley College students, on average, make $45,700 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 8% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Wesley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Wesley College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

8.0%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Wesley College.

Median Earnings of Students from Wesley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Wesley College.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Wesley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Wesley College.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Wesley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Wesley College.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Wesley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Wesley College.
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Return on Education Share Share
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Wesley College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.2x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Wesley College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Wesley College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.1x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Wesley College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Wesley College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Student-Faculty Ratio

11
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$46,550
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
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Can you go to grad school at Wesley College?

Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree
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Undergraduate Focus

93%

Undergrads

1,446

Total Students

1,561
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

3%

Students over 25

8%

Student Median Household Income

$70,367
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

55%
of undergraduates

Men

45%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Slightly More Women

Wesley College has slightly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 82 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 122 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Wesley College

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Wesley College study?

Wesley College Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Wesley College are:

  1. Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
  2. Health Professions and Related Programs
  3. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  4. Psychology
  5. Education
Approximately 64% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Will you be happy at Wesley College?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

57%

Students Who Transfer Out of Wesley College

75%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Wesley College has a retention rate of 57% for full-time undergrads, which is fairly low.

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Undergraduate Transfers

60
4% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Low

Wesley College has around 60 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 4% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Wesley College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

693
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

37
in 2017
Source: FBI
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Democratic

Politically, Delaware tends to be Somewhat Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 53% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 42% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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