Wilson College

country rank  1150
world rank  3448

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University Overview

Established in 1869, Wilson College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Chambersburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Wilson College is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) women only higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Wilson College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 151 years old higher-education 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.

University Identity

Founded 1869
Motto Ars et Scientia
Arts and Science
Colours Blue and silver

University Location

Address 1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg (population range: 10,000-49,999)
17201-1285 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (717) 262 2002
F +1 (717) 264 2546

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg 69337-2690
+1 (717) 262 2002

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Wilson College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Veterinary Medical Association AVMA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB)
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU)
  • College Board
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP)
  • Women's College Coalition (WCC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC)

Academic Structure


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