Wilson CollegeWilson College is located in Chambersburg, PA (a town not far from a more urbanized area). The school is a Presbyterian Church (USA) school. Wilson College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Master's degree.
Wilson College is known for its programs in animal science and care and art studies.
Wilson College Selectivity
The school does not offer open admission. Wilson College admitted just 52% of applicants in 2007. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 430. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 440 and 530.
Wilson College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.
Wilson College had 724 enrolled students in 2007. A very high share of students at the school are female.
Wilson College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Wilson College offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Other.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Wilson is an independent college dedicated to the education of women, rigorous study in the liberal arts and sciences, and strong career preparation. Wilson is committed to the life of the mind and spirit, to environmental sustainability, and to preparing articulate, ethical leaders who will serve their communities and professions effectively in an increasingly complex, interdependent and global world. The College is distinguished by its supportive, diverse and close-knit community, which is guided by the Wilson Honor Principle. Approved by the Board of Trustees, May 11, 2002"
Wilson College Programs and Degrees
Contact: Wilson College
1015 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17201-1285
General Phone: (717) 264-4141