Resources › For Students and Parents Wilmington University Admissions Costs, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Graduation Rates & More Share Flipboard Email Print Sign for New Castle, Delaware. Larry Wilder / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Admissions Process College Profiles 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 19, 2017 Wilmington University Description: Wilmington University’s main campus is in New Castle, Delaware, about 30 miles southeast of Philadelphia. The university also has locations in Maryland and New Jersey, as well as other Delaware locations in Middletown, Dover, Dover Air Force Base, Georgetown, Rehoboth Beach, North Wilmington, and the Wilson Graduate Center. Wilmington University is primarily a commuter campus and does not offer student housing (but the school does help students find nearby rental housing). The university has a range of day, evening, and weekend classes designed to serve both traditional students and working adults. Wilmington University also offers many online degree programs, and hybrid courses that involve a mix of classroom and online learning. Among the school's 26 bachelor's degree programs, professional fields such as business, criminal justice, computer security and nursing are most popular. Academics are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Students looking to engage outside of the classroom can choose from a range of clubs and organizations including Game Club, Digital Film Making Club, Student United Way and Running Club. On the athletic front, the Wilmington University Wildcats compete in the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). The school fields 11 intercollegiate sports including basketball, cheerleading, women's lacrosse, and softball. Admissions Data (2016): Percent of Applicants Admitted: -Wilmington University has open admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 15,316 (8,862 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 35% Male / 65% Female39% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $10,670Books: $1,800 (why so much?)Room and Board: $6,000Other Expenses: $1,800Total Cost: $20,270 Wilmington University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 72%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 58%Loans: 51%Average Amount of AidGrants: $2,757Loans: $3,244 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Behavioral Science, Computer and Network Security, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Nursing, Organizational Management, Psychology Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 58%Transfer-out Rate: 35%4-Year Graduation Rate: 14%6-Year Graduation Rate: 32% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, BaseballWomen's Sports: Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Volleyball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Wilmington University, You May Also Like These Schools: Salisbury University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTemple University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphWest Virginia University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphDrexel University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphRowan University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphRutgers University - Camden: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphKean University: ProfileFrostburg State University: Profile The Lincoln University: Profile Neumann University: Profile Wesley College: Profile Wilmington University Mission Statement: see the complete mission statement at http://www.wilmu.edu/about/mission.aspx "Wilmington University is committed to excellence in teaching, relevancy of the curriculum, and individual attention to students. As an institution with admissions policies that provide access for all, it offers opportunity for higher education to students of varying ages, interests, and aspirations."