#60 Best Private Colleges in New York

Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, New York

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Roberts Wesleyan College overview
Location Rochester, New York
Online roberts.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Free Methodist
Roberts Wesleyan College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Roberts Wesleyan College, located in Rochester, New York, is a private liberal arts college with a history dating back to its founding in 1866. Nestled in a suburban setting, the campus spans over 188 acres, providing a tranquil learning environment with facilities that champion modern architecture punctuated with historical buildings. The college offers a spectrum of undergraduate and graduate programs with notable emphasis on education, nursing, and social work. Although the college maintains a moderately selective admissions process, it is committed to providing an array of academic opportunities catering to a diverse student body. Roberts Wesleyan College offers on-campus living options to foster an immersive educational experience. While the college competes in NCAA Division II athletics, it is not prominently recognized for its sports programs, highlighting its focus on academics and character formation.

In the most recent statistical year 1,006 prospective students applied, and 1,001 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 211 enrolled in the school.  1,240 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 333 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $34,788 plus fees of $1,336. Roberts Wesleyan College is ranked 1031 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












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Admission Standards

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SAT 1150/1340
ACT 25/30
GPA 3.6

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Aug 25, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Roberts Wesleyan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,336
Room and Board $11,792
Budget for Other Expenses$2,720
Total One Year Cost$51,836

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$44,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

65% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Roberts Wesleyan College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 26%
Business 24%
Education 16%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 4%
Psychology 4%

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