2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$13,780

Net Price

%

Admitted

%

Enrolled

25%

Graduation Rate

12/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Wilmington University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 13,129. In 2021, there were 123 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #4 in Delaware and ranks #1387 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

123

Total Enrollment

13,129

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Ranking for Wilmington University

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#4

Delaware Rank

Combining ranking factors for 4 schools that offer psychology degrees in Delaware, Wilmington University ranks #4.

#1387

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Wilmington University ranks #1387.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Wilmington University offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Mental Health Counseling.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
General Psychology96
Mental Health Counseling27
Total Graduates9627
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 0 students applied to the Wilmington University. The university admitted % and % of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Delaware universities is 13,132. On average, all Delaware institutions admit 65% and 31% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Wilmington University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 59%. Compared to all Delaware four or more years colleges, the percentage is 77%.

The overall graduation rate for Wilmington University is 25%, compared to 49% for all Delaware universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 103%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare WU to Delaware Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Wilmington University to the average of all Delaware four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

WU

0

Applicants

%

Percent Admitted

%

Percent Enrolled

59%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

25%

Graduation Rate

DE Colleges

13,132

Applicants

65%

Percent Admitted

31%

Percent Enrolled

77%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

49%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 92 or 6% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 1,490 or 94% part-time faculty members employed at Wilmington University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 92 or 6%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

WU

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

6%

Percent Full-Time

94%

Percent Part-Time

6%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

DE Colleges

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

48%

Percent Full-Time

52%

Percent Part-Time

46%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Wilmington University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $11,700, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,800.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $9,000 and the average cost for graduate fees is $60.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Wilmington University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Wilmington University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$0
On-Campus Living Expenses$0
Total Living Expenses$0
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$11,700
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,800
Total Undergraduate Expenses$13,500
In-State, Graduate Tuition$9,000
In-State, Graduate Fees$60
Total Graduate Expenses$9,060
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Wilmington University is $13,780. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Wilmington University to all Delaware universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

WU

$13,500

Cost to Attend

$4,188

Average Financial Aid

70%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,780

Net Price

DE Colleges

$25,282

Cost to Attend

$12,263

Average Financial Aid

89%

Percent Receiving Aid

$14,787

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 137 or 70%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,700 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $4,188.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,700$4,188
Pell Grants2,515$3,993
Federal Student Loans4,411$5,648
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Wilmington University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

WU

2,700

Grant or Scholarship Aid

28%

Grants or Scholarships

2,515

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

4,411

Federal Student Loans

46%

Federal Student Loans

DE Colleges

4,870

Grant or Scholarship Aid

46%

Grants or Scholarships

1,873

Number of Pell Grants

18%

Pell Grants

3,836

Federal Student Loans

36%

Federal Student Loans

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