Wesley College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$26,406
2.96% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$23,823
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
13.7%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
61.5%
2,793 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,561
90.3% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
16.8%
83 Graduates

About

Wesley College is a higher education institution located in Kent County, DE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wesley College were Registered Nursing (32 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (29 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

In 2017, 251 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wesley College. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (137 degrees), 1.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wesley College is $26,406, which is $1,212 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wesley College is $26,406, which is $1,212 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,823.

In 2017, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 85% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,406
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Wesley College was $26,406. The cost of tuition at Wesley College is $1,212 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$23,823
2017 Value
0.864%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Wesley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,823. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Wesley College grew by 0.864%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,244
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wesley College was of $11,244 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.5% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Wesley College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2016, when 100% 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.
13.7%
2016 Default Rate
80
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Wesley College was 13.7%, which represents 80 out of the 583 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

Wesley College received 2,793 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 19.3% annual decline. Out of those 2,793 applicants, 1,718 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,561 students enrolled at Wesley College in 2017, and 95% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wesley College has an overall enrollment yield of 23.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,718
Accepted Out of 2,793

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wesley College was 61.5% (1,718 admissions from 2,793 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 60.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -19.3%, while admissions declined by -18%.

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SAT Scores

95%
Submission Percentage
390
Scores Submitted

95% of enrolled first-time students at Wesley College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wesley College has a total enrollment of 1,561 students. The full-time enrollment at Wesley College is 1,410 students and the part-time enrollment is 151. This means that 90.3% of students enrolled at Wesley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wesley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.1% Black or African American, 35.5% White, 6.73% Hispanic or Latino, 5.25% Two or More Races, 1.67% Asian, 0.384% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Wesley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (22.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (22%) and Black or African American Male (21%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.4%), followed by White Male (15.9%) and Black or African American Female (12.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wesley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,561 students. The full-time enrollment at Wesley College is 1,410 and the part-time enrollment is 151. This means that 90.3% of students enrolled at Wesley College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2017 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 Wesley College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Wesley College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    594
  2. White
    554
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    105

The enrolled student population at Wesley College is 38.1% Black or African American, 35.5% White, 6.73% Hispanic or Latino, 5.25% Two or More Races, 1.67% Asian, 0.384% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 185 students (11.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 73 more women than men received degrees from Wesley College. The majority of degree recipients at Wesley College are white (137 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wesley College is Registered Nursing (32 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (29 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wesley College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (47 degrees awarded), Legal (18 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wesley College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,958,630 people), Secondary school teachers (316,222 people), Education administrators (292,129 people), Other managers (181,104 people), and Postsecondary teachers (158,312 people).

The most specialized majors at Wesley College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (47 degrees awarded), Legal (18 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), and Education (33 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 Wesley College are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Nurse anesthetists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Wesley College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (47 degrees awarded), Legal (18 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), and Education (33 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 Wesley College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,971,534 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (375,028 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (299,282 people), Outpatient care centers (188,160 people), and Individual & family services (157,350 people).

The most specialized majors at Wesley College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (47 degrees awarded), Legal (18 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), and Education (33 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 Wesley College.
Most Common
  1. 32 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 29 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 24 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wesley College was Registered Nursing with 32 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 89
  2. 162

In 2017, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Wesley College, which is 0.549 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (162).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Wesley College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.38 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 38 degrees were awarded to women at Wesley College in Registered Nursing, which is 38 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% of students graduating from Wesley College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wesley College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.41% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    137 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    80 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wesley College is white (137 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

3.59% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    88 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    50 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wesley College is white female (88 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (50 degrees).

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Operations

Wesley College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.41M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $666k (19.5%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Wesley College had a total salary expenditure of $32.7M. Wesley College employs 32 Assistant professors, 29 Professors, and 22 Associate professors. Most academics at Wesley College are Female Assistant professors (22), Female Professors(17), and Female Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wesley College are: Management, with 22 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 19 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.41M
2017 Endowment
45%
decline from 2016

Wesley College has an endowment valued at about $3.41M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Wesley College declined 45% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.7M 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. $1.06M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Wesley College received $1.06M 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

$12.4M
2017 Salaries
1.06%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Wesley College paid a median of $12.4M in salaries, which represents 37.9% of their overall expenditure ($32.7M) and a 1.06% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.76% decline from 2015 and a 14.6% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.13M
Instructional Salaries
96
Number of Employees

In 2017, Wesley College paid a total of $5.13M to 96 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
32 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wesley College were Assistant professor with 32 employees; Professor with 29 employees; and Professor with 22 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wesley College were Management with 22 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 19 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wesley College was Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, Female Professor with 17 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Wesley College.

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