Wilmington College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$26,400
1.93% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,768
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.82%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
72.7%
1,558 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,165
95.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
52%
199 Graduates

About

Wilmington College is a higher education institution located in Clinton County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wilmington College were General Business Administration & Management (77 degrees awarded), General Agriculture Management (62 degrees), and General Education (30 degrees).

In 2020, 322 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wilmington College. 55% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (250 degrees), 6.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (36 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wilmington College is $26,400, which is $−2,000 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wilmington College is $26,400, which is $−2,000 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,768.

In 2020, 95% of undergraduate students attending Wilmington College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,400
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Wilmington College was $26,400. The cost of tuition at Wilmington College is $−2,000 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$21,768
2020 Value
2.96%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Wilmington College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,768. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Wilmington College grew by 2.96%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,375
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wilmington College was of $6,375 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 1.39% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Wilmington College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.15% with respect to 2019, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.82%
2018 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Wilmington College was 5.82%, which represents 21 out of the 361 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Wilmington College received 1,558 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 5.58% annual decline. Out of those 1,558 applicants, 1,133 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,165 students enrolled at Wilmington College in 2020, and 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wilmington College has an overall enrollment yield of 27.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,133
Accepted Out of 1,558

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wilmington College was 72.7% (1,133 admissions from 1,558 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 78.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −5.58%, while admissions declined by −12.2%.

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SAT Scores

8%
Submission Percentage
24
Scores Submitted

8% of enrolled first-time students at Wilmington College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wilmington College has a total enrollment of 1,165 students. The full-time enrollment at Wilmington College is 1,115 students and the part-time enrollment is 50. This means that 95.7% of students enrolled at Wilmington College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wilmington College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.3% White, 9.01% Black or African American, 4.29% Two or More Races, 3% Hispanic or Latino, 0.773% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.687% Asian, and 0.172% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wilmington College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.1%), followed by White Male (33%) and Black or African American Male (5.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wilmington College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,165 students. The full-time enrollment at Wilmington College is 1,115 and the part-time enrollment is 50. This means that 95.7% of students enrolled at Wilmington College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Wilmington College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Wilmington College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    900
  2. Black or African American
    105
  3. Two or More Races
    50

The enrolled student population at Wilmington College is 77.3% White, 9.01% Black or African American, 4.29% Two or More Races, 3% Hispanic or Latino, 0.773% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.687% Asian, and 0.172% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 45 students (3.86%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 32 more women than men received degrees from Wilmington College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wilmington College is white (250 degrees awarded). There were 6.94 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (36 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wilmington College is General Business Administration & Management (77 degrees awarded), followed by General Agriculture Management (62 degrees) and General Education (30 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wilmington College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (66 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wilmington College are Accountants & auditors (1,032,295 people), Other managers (674,681 people), Financial managers (454,024 people), Chief executives & legislators (360,384 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (283,680 people).

The most specialized majors at Wilmington College are Agriculture (66 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees), History (7 degrees), Business (111 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wilmington College are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Aerospace engineers, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Wilmington College are Agriculture (66 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees), History (7 degrees), Business (111 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wilmington College are Elementary & secondary schools (647,006 people), Banking & related activities (485,924 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (449,597 people), Computer Systems Design (449,347 people), and Insurance carriers (414,836 people).

The most specialized majors at Wilmington College are Agriculture (66 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees), History (7 degrees), Business (111 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Wilmington College.
Most Common
  1. 77 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 62 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 30 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wilmington College was General Business Administration & Management with 77 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

145
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
177
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 145 degrees were awarded to men at Wilmington College, which is 0.819 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (177).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Wilmington College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.26 times more than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 45 degrees were awarded to women at Wilmington College in General Agriculture Management, which is 2.65 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 44% of students graduating from Wilmington College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wilmington College is Female and White (60.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.51% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    250 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    36 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wilmington College is white (250 degrees awarded). There were 6.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (36 degrees).

3.42% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    144 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    106 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wilmington College is white female (144 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (106 degrees).

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Operations

Wilmington College has an endowment valued at nearly $38.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $113k (0.297%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Wilmington College had a total salary expenditure of $26M. Wilmington College employs 25 Assistant professors, 17 Professors, and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Wilmington College are Male Assistant professors (15), Male Professors(11), and Female Associate professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wilmington College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 41 employees, Management, with 25 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$38.2M
2020 Endowment
0.195%
decline from 2019

Wilmington College has an endowment valued at about $38.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Wilmington College declined 0.195% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.65M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.49M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Wilmington College received $1.49M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.6M
2020 Salaries
3.12%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Wilmington College paid a median of $10.6M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($26M) and a 3.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.39% growth from 2018 and a 2.35% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.87M
Instructional Salaries
57
Number of Employees

In 2020, Wilmington College paid a total of $2.87M to 57 employees working as instructors, which represents 27% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wilmington College were Assistant professor with 25 employees; Professor with 17 employees; and Professor with 14 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wilmington College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 41 employees; Management with 25 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wilmington College was Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, Male Professor with 11 employees, and Female Associate professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Wilmington College.

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