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Wilberforce University

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Overview

Established in 1856, Wilberforce University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the village of Wilberforce (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Wilberforce University is a very small (enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist (African Methodist Episcopal Church - www.ame-church.com) religion. Wilberforce University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 161 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Wilberforce University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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.

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General Information


Name
Founded 1856
Motto Suo Marte
By one’s own toil, effort, courage
Colours Green and gold
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Location


Address 1055 N Bickett Road
Wilberforce
45384-1001 Ohio
United States
Population range under 2,500
Phone +1 (937) 376 2911
Fax +1 (937) 376 2627
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Wilberforce University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 1055 North Bickett Road, PO Box 1001
Wilberforce 45384-1001
Phone +1 (937) 708 5721
800 367 8568

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Wilberforce University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 500-999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist (African Methodist Episcopal Church - www.ame-church.com)
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Wilberforce University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Wilberforce University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations and Memberships

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)


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