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D+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    D+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    D+
  12. Safety
    C+
Wiley is a private, Christian college located in Marshall, Texas. As a historically black college, Wiley has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,188 undergraduate students. The Wiley acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Non-Profit and Public Management, and Police and Criminal Science. Graduating 21% of students, Wiley alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,200.
About Wiley College...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Red River Athletic Conference
Address
711 Wiley Ave
Marshall, TX 75670
Website
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Wiley College 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
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$14,025/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,275/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.21 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.23 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.23 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,188Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
135
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
89%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
Report
  • Intelligent , talented
    53%
  • Variety of personalities
    20%
  • Ignorant and have no home training whatsoever.
    13%
  • Diverse
    7%
  • Monstrous "Adults"
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.26 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.29 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
Report
  • Family
    86%
  • Commitment
    7%
  • Underrated
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$26,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
21%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.14 responses
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I like Wiley College because it is a historically black college/university (HBCU) college. I like Wiley College have a mission that committees to the principle of educational access, the College serves traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds who have expressed a desire and potential for learning in a Christian environment. Also it a lot of history into old Wiley dear. For example, Wiley College opened its doors just south of Marshall with two frame buildings and an overwhelming desire to succeed in a climate fraught with racism and Jim Crow laws. Wiley College became the first Black college west of the Mississippi River. I like it because it a small population and school because I love one on one learning. I think Wiley need to work on many things like professionalism, housing conditions, cafeteria food, scholarships, and informing students more about things on campus.
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I like Wiley College because it has few students on the campus. It feels like a big family because almost everyone know each other, except if you are a freshman. I also like the fact that, because there is a few students, it is easier for the students to interact and get help from their professors. That it what I really like about Wiley College. I would like to see the administration be more involved with the student body and fulfil the promises they have made to us.
The college is very small and close-knit so you get a family vibe here. The classes are never too large, you won't have a class over fifty people and the professors do a great job teaching the material. Wiley College is the place where every student can succeed so it's impossible to fail!