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

$22,200

Net Price

93%

Admitted

22%

Enrolled

53%

Graduation Rate

13/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Wilson College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,405. In 2021, there were 4 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

4

Total Enrollment

1,405

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Wilson College offers Research Psychology at the bachelor level.

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

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
Research Psychology4
Total Graduates4
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 673 students applied to the Wilson College. The university admitted 93% and 22% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Pennsylvania universities is 6,852. On average, all Pennsylvania institutions admit 77% and 23% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Wilson College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 65%. Compared to all Pennsylvania four or more years colleges, the percentage is 75%.

The overall graduation rate for Wilson College is 53%, compared to 66% for all Pennsylvania universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 55%.

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

Compare WC to Pennsylvania Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Wilson College to the average of all Pennsylvania 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.

WC

673

Applicants

93%

Percent Admitted

22%

Percent Enrolled

65%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

PA Colleges

6,852

Applicants

77%

Percent Admitted

23%

Percent Enrolled

75%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

66%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 43 or 36% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 75 or 64% part-time faculty members employed at Wilson College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 43 or 36%.

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.

WC

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

36%

Percent Full-Time

64%

Percent Part-Time

36%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

PA Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

52%

Percent Full-Time

48%

Percent Part-Time

51%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Wilson College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $25,200, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,104.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $9,270 and the average cost for graduate fees is $720.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Wilson College 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 Wilson College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,840
On-Campus Living Expenses$1,700
Total Living Expenses$13,540
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$25,200
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,104
Total Undergraduate Expenses$39,844
In-State, Graduate Tuition$9,270
In-State, Graduate Fees$720
Total Graduate Expenses$9,990
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Wilson College is $22,200. 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 Wilson College to all Pennsylvania 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.

WC

$39,844

Cost to Attend

$13,903

Average Financial Aid

99%

Percent Receiving Aid

$22,200

Net Price

PA Colleges

$45,060

Cost to Attend

$18,452

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$21,691

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 115 or 99%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 700 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $13,903.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid700$13,903
Pell Grants255$4,966
Federal Student Loans667$7,436
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Wilson College 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.

WC

700

Grant or Scholarship Aid

43%

Grants or Scholarships

255

Number of Pell Grants

16%

Pell Grants

667

Federal Student Loans

41%

Federal Student Loans

PA Colleges

3,134

Grant or Scholarship Aid

49%

Grants or Scholarships

1,217

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

2,090

Federal Student Loans

32%

Federal Student Loans

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