#31 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

Wilmington College

Wilmington, Ohio

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Wilmington College overview
Location Wilmington, Ohio
Online wilmington.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Religious Affiliation Friends
Wilmington College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Wilmington College, established in 1870 and affiliated with the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), is a private liberal arts institution in Wilmington, Ohio, approximately 60 miles northeast of Cincinnati. Historically known for its strong agriculture and education programs, Wilmington College also offers a range of undergraduate degrees across the sciences, business, and arts. The academic ethos here is grounded in experiential learning, with an emphasis on hands-on experiences and service. The college exhibits a moderately selective admissions process. The campus is noted for its blend of historic and modern architecture, with facilities designed to complement the college's commitment to sustainability. Resident students are accommodated in various housing options, including traditional dormitories, suites, and apartment-style living spaces. The college competes in NCAA Division III athletics, but it is not particularly highlighted for its sports programs.

In the most recent statistical year 1,963 prospective students applied, and 1,730 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 317 enrolled in the school.  995 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 51 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $28,415 plus fees of $1,075. Wilmington College is ranked 972 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Wilmington College is rated within the lower 28% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
Wilmington College overview
SAT 850/1010
ACT 16/21
GPA 3.47

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Aug 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Wilmington College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,075
Room and Board $10,800
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$44,190

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$40,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

51% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wilmington College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 32%
Education 14%
Agriculture 9%
Psychology 7%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6%

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