Wilson College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$23,745

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,598

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.11%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

57.7%

1,024 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,097

46.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

59.4%

57 Graduates

About

Wilson College is a higher education institution located in Franklin County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wilson College were Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (18 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (7 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (6 degrees).

In 2016, 101 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wilson College. 89.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 10.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (64 degrees), 3.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wilson College is $23,745, which is $-670 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wilson College is $23,745, which is $-670 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,598.

In 2016, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,745

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Wilson College was $23,745. The cost of tuition at Wilson College is $-670 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$20,598

2016 Value

2.11%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Wilson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,598. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Wilson College grew by 2.11%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,006

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wilson College was of $9,006 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 18.5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Wilson College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.41% with respect to 2015, when 71% 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.

7.11%

2015 Default Rate

14

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Wilson College was 7.11%, which represents 14 out of the 197 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

Wilson College received 1,024 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 7.91% annual decline. Out of those 1,024 applicants, 591 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,097 students enrolled at Wilson College in 2016, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wilson College has an overall enrollment yield of 21.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

591

Accepted Out of 1,024

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wilson College was 57.7% (591 admissions from 1,024 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 45.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -7.91%, while admissions grew by 17.5%.

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SAT Scores

65%

Submission Percentage

84

Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at Wilson College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wilson College has a total enrollment of 1,097 students. The full-time enrollment at Wilson College is 510 students and the part-time enrollment is 587. This means that 46.5% of students enrolled at Wilson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wilson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.6% White, 3.37% Black or African American, 3.01% Hispanic or Latino, 1.73% Two or More Races, 0.82% Asian, 0.182% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Wilson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (59.8%), followed by White Male (9.09%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.84%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (6.67%), followed by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (6.67%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wilson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,097 students. The full-time enrollment at Wilson College is 510 and the part-time enrollment is 587. This means that 46.5% of students enrolled at Wilson College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2016 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 Wilson College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Wilson College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    599

  2. Black or African American

    37

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    33

The enrolled student population at Wilson College is 54.6% White, 3.37% Black or African American, 3.01% Hispanic or Latino, 1.73% Two or More Races, 0.82% Asian, 0.182% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.182% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 363 students (33.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 79 more women than men received degrees from Wilson College. The majority of degree recipients at Wilson College are white (64 degrees awarded). There were 3.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wilson College is Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (18 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (7 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (6 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wilson College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (7 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (4 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 Wilson College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,895,724 people), Secondary school teachers (318,740 people), Education administrators (254,739 people), Miscellaneous managers (168,064 people), and Postsecondary teachers (140,476 people).

The most specialized majors at Wilson College are Agriculture (7 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Education (31 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wilson College are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Wilson College are Agriculture (7 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Education (31 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (4 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 Wilson College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,778,345 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (290,395 people), Hospitals (186,073 people), Child day care services (91,852 people), and Construction (89,843 people).

The most specialized majors at Wilson College are Agriculture (7 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Education (31 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (4 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 Wilson College.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wilson College was Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant with 18 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 11

  2. 90

In 2016, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Wilson College, which is 0.122 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (90).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Wilson College in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 0.24 times less than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Wilson College in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 4.17 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

41%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 29% of students graduating from Wilson College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wilson College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 5.26% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    64 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    21 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wilson College is white (64 degrees awarded). There were 3.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (21 degrees).

20.8% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    57 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wilson College is white female (57 degrees awarded). There were 8.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (7 degrees).

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Operations

Wilson College has an endowment valued at nearly $67.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.23M (1.82%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Wilson College had a total expenditure of $21.1M. Of that $21.1M, they spent $8.57M on salaries and $21.1M on benefits.

Wilson College employs 16 Associate professors, 15 Assistant professors, and 9 Professors. Most academics at Wilson College are Female Assistant professors (10), Female Associate professors(8), and Male Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wilson College are: Service, with 30 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 23 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$67.5M

2015 Endowment

6.18%

decline from 2014

Wilson College has an endowment valued at about $67.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Wilson College declined 6.18% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.8M higher 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. $286k - Federal

  2. $29.5k - State

  3. $62.9k - Local

As of 2015, Wilson College received $286k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $29.5k from state grants and contracts, and $62.9k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$8.57M

Salary Expenditure

$21.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Wilson College had a total expenditure of $21.1M. Of that $21.1M, they spent $8.57M on salaries and $21.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Wilson College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.57M

2015 Salaries

4.69%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Wilson College paid a median of $8.57M in salaries, which represents 40.6% of their overall expenditure ($21.1M) and a 4.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.12% growth from 2013 and a 4.37% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.52M

Instructional Salaries

41

Number of Employees

In 2015, Wilson College paid a total of $2.52M to 41 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

30 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wilson College were Associate professor with 16 employees; Assistant professor with 15 employees; and Assistant professor with 9 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wilson College were Service with 30 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wilson College was Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

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

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