Roberts Wesleyan College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Roberts Wesleyan College Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 66%, Roberts Wesleyan College is moderately open. Interested students will need to submit an application along with official high school transcripts and scores from the SAT of the ACT. If your test scores fall within or above the ranges listed below, you are on track to be admitted. Letters of recommendation, while not required, are encouraged from all applicants. 

Admissions Data (2015):

  • Roberts Wesleyan College Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Roberts Wesleyan College Description:

Roberts Wesleyan College is a private, four-year Free Methodist college located in Rochester, New York. With a student body of just under 2,000 and a student/faculty ratio of 14 to 1, students don't get lost in the crowd. Roberts offers more than 50 academic and pre-professional programs including many graduate and online options. The college has an honors program for high-achieving students looking for an academic challenge. Student life is active with over 50 student clubs and organizations, and on the athletic front the Roberts Wesleyan Redhawks compete in 16 intercollegiate sports as a member of the NCAA Division II East Coast Conference. The Roberts campus has a active spiritual life, and the college takes its religious identity seriously. All full-time students are required to fulfill 22 credits of spiritual formation, or chapel services, as well as attend at least one credited event every week of the semester. Students can also choose from the many ministry groups on campus, and students are welcome to sign up for mission trips to places like El Salvador, Ireland, and Nicaragua.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,712 (1,324 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 31% Male / 69% Female
  • 92% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $29,540
  • Books: $1,100 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,212
  • Other Expenses: $2,922
  • Total Cost: $43,774

Roberts Wesleyan College Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 80%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,020
    • Loans: $7,602

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Music Education, Nursing, Organizational Management, Social Work, Special Education

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 37%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Basketball, Cross Country, Tennis, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Lacrosse

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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