Founded in 1870, Wilmington University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of New Castle (population range: 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Delaware. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Wilmington University (WU) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Wilmington University (WU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This HE institution does not have a selective admission policy. WU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.