Resources › For Students and Parents Wilson College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Wilson College. The Moving Architects / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 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 19, 2017 Wilson College Description: Wilson College is a private liberal arts college for women located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, a small town west of Harrisburg. The college has had connections to the Presbyterian church since its founding in 1869. Students can choose from 27 majors and 32 minors. Equestrian studies, education and veterinary medical technology are most popular, but strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned Wilson a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The college has made a niche for itself with both traditional and adult students, and single mothers can live year-round on campus with their children (20 months and older). Interested students should also check out Wilson's seven-acre Fulton Farm which uses organic methods to grow vegetables for the college and surrounding community. On the athletic front, the Wilson College Phoenix compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), within the Division III North Eastern Athletic Conference. Popular sports include basketball, golf, soccer, and track and field. Admissions Data (2016): Percent of Applicants Admitted: 58%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 400 / 500SAT Math: 410 / 530SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 20 / 26ACT English: 20 / 26ACT Math: 17 / 28What these ACT numbers mean Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,097 (747 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 18% Male / 82% Female66% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $24,430Books: $1,100 (why so much?)Room and Board: $11,190Other Expenses: $1,700Total Cost: $38,420 Wilson College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 82%Average Amount of AidGrants: $15,996Loans: $8,956 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Education, Equestrian Studies, Veterinary Medical Technology, Business Administration, Biology, Sociology Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 69%4-Year Graduation Rate: 36%6-Year Graduation Rate: 59% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Track and FieldWomen's Sports: Field Hockey, Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Wilson College, You May Also Like These Schools: University of Findlay: Profile Delaware Valley College: ProfileCentenary College: ProfileTemple University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphDrexel University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBecker College: ProfileAlbright College: ProfileLa Salle University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphMount Ida College: ProfileHoughton College: ProfileAverett University: ProfileBryn Mawr College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphPennsylvania State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Wilson College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.wilson.edu/mission-and-values "Wilson College empowers students through an engaged, collaborative, liberal arts education that combines the skills and focused study needed for success in work and life. We are a close, supportive community that develops the mind and character of all students, preparing them to meet the challenges of a global society."