C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    D+
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
Wilberforce University is ...
Private not-for-profit, HBCU, Methodist
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Association of Independent Institutions
Address
1055 N Bickett Rd
Wilberforce, OH 45384
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Wilberforce University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
38%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
710-960
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$17,678/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $14,605/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,831/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,041/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,011/ year
  • $110k+
    $27,440/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.11 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.10 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.10 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
586Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
36%
Pell Grant
81%
Varsity Athletes
7%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
65%
Poll
31%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.13 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.16 responses
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Based on 10 responses
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  • Caring teachers/ staff
    60%
  • Historical
    20%
  • Hardworking
    10%
  • Powerless
    10%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
21%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.9 responses
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I am a first-year college student and my overall experience at Wilberforce University is amazing. I enjoy the school very much. The professors are really hands-on with the students and really take the time to work with each student. I enjoy the fact that campus is really small and the classes being small because I get to have a closer relationship with my professors. Since I have been there I have gotten the opportunity to have better relationships with the majority of my professors. Academic wise I understand the criteria really well. Athletics overall is great. I am living comfortably in the housing, I am always safe, Campus food is alright it could be better but no complaints and student life is great. I enjoy seeing different people from different areas and getting to know them.
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Greek life isn't as important as it should be. Students aren't understanding that history behind it! There's so much respect that should be given, that's misplaced on campus. Those who are apart, and even those who aren't apart understand that Greek life could use expansion. We're missing Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. along with Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. I think these are two of the most active organizations that I've come across world wide, and it's unfortunate that our campus isn't being able to benefit from what these two organizations could bring.
I, all and all, have enjoyed the experiences and memories that I
have come to acquired and made over the course of me attending this university in the last two year. This school has a positive vibe within the school campus, the faculty along with the student body operate as a family. Most importantly, people enjoy attending and indulging themselves within this intuition. Nevertheless, this university has major room for improvement in regards of campus life ranging all the way to student life. In any case, my stay at Wilberforce has allowed me to grow beyond imagine. I honestly can say I am a better version of myself prior to attending Wilberforce University.