Resources › For Students and Parents Wesley College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Wesley College in Delaware. Sonance13 / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 15, 2017 Wesley College Description: Wesley College's 50-acre main campus is located in Dover, the capital of Delaware. Founded in 1873, Wesley is a private, non-profit, four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Named after John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, the college nevertheless welcomes students of all faiths. Students can choose from 35 areas of study, and academics are supported by a 17 to 1 student / faculty ratio. High achieving students should check out the Wesley Honors Program for access to special courses, Honors housing, scholarships, travel support and special trips and events. Wesley is a largely residential campus, and 70% of students live in college housing. Campus life is active, and students can choose from over 30 clubs and organizations. The college also provides students with many cultural opportunities in the city, such as the school's partnership with the Schwartz Center for the Arts in downtown Dover. On the athletic front, the Wesley Wolverines compete in the NCAA Division III Capital Athletic Conference for most sports. The college fields 17 intercollegiate sports. Admissions Data (2016): Wesley College Acceptance Rate: 60%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 370 / 460SAT Math: 370 / 470SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 15 / 17ACT English: 13 / 19ACT Math: 15 / 17ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,473 (1,384 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female94% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $25,646Books: $2,000 (why so much?)Room and Board: $11,244Other Expenses: $2,200Total Cost: $41,090 Wesley College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 87%Average Amount of AidGrants: $15,493Loans: $7,199 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 48%4-Year Graduation Rate: 14%6-Year Graduation Rate: 22% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Soccer, Lacrosse, Basketball, Baseball, Track and FieldWomen's Sports: Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field, Basketball, Field Hockey Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Wesley College, You May Also Like These Schools: Delaware State University: Profile Temple University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphDrexel University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTowson University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphFrostburg State University: Profile Albright College: Profile Rowan University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphMorgan State University: Profile University of Delaware: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSalisbury University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Wesley College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://wesley.edu/about/mission-statement-strategic-plan "Wesley College is a United Methodist institution of higher education that seeks to be among the finest student-centered learning communities in the liberal arts tradition. Consistent with our Methodist heritage, the College affirms meaning and purpose in life through justice, compassion, inclusion and social responsibility that enhance community life and respect for the environment. Wesley College exists to liberate and empower its students with the knowledge, skills, ethical attitudes and capacity for critical thinking needed to achieve personal and professional goals and to contribute to the local and global society."