Get to Know WilmU

Wilmington University is a private, nonprofit, open-access and accredited institution dedicated to serving traditional students embarking on new academic journeys and nontraditional students seeking career advancement.

Committed to offering affordable, convenient and flexible options, the University offers a broad range of online and in-person degree and certificate programs that prepare students for the global marketplace through experience-rich curricula delivered by expert practitioners.

The University embraces user-friendly transfer processes, meaningful internship opportunities, and productive partnerships with corporations.

At a Glance

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Changing Lives Since 1968

United States

15 Mid-Atlantic Locations

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Global Online Campus

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Military-Friendly Yellow Ribbon Program Participant

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16 NCAA Div. II Athletic Teams

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96% of Graduates Recommend WilmU

Respected, Accredited Academics

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200+ degree and certificate programs

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17:1 student-to-faculty ratio

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90% of graduates rate their program as good or excellent

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2019-2020 Degrees Awarded

1,767 Undergraduate

1,629 Graduate

138 Doctoral


Certificate Associate Bachelor’s Master’s Doctoral


Affordability

Number One

most affordable private, nonprofit university in the region

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ALL students receive low, in-state tuition rates

54%

of graduates complete their degree without using financial aid

Tuition Comparison

 

Average rates from the top 24 private 4-year universities in the region

 

WilmU 2021-2022 Rates

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Top 24 private universities' undergraduate average tuition is $36,750 versus WilmU’s tuition of $9,360 for 24 credits in a year. Top 24 private universities' graduate average tuition is $14,624 versus WilmU’s tuition of $9,000 for 18 credits in a year. Average rates from top 24 universities from March 2020 include a mix of 2019-2020 tuition rates and 2021-2022 rates, depending on publicly available tuition data at the time. Only 20 out of 24 of the top private universities offer graduate programs.


World

Online Learning Leader Since 2007

Nationally recognized for excellence in online learning*

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Global Online Campus

 

150+ programs 100% online

 

85% of students utilize online learning

 

59% complete their program 100% online

Top Choice For Degree Completion

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Transfer up to 90 credits

Accepts many courses for transfer credit

Rolling admissions

Thousands of students choose WilmU for bachelor’s degree completion

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Academic credit awarded for:

 

Prior learning

 

Professional licenses and certifications

 

On-the-job and military experience


Wildcats by the Numbers

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Total Enrollment: 20,808

 

Undergrad: 13,266 Full-Time: 23% Part-Time: 77%

 

Graduate: 7,240 Full-Time: 24% Part-Time: 76%

 

Doctoral: 744

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Female: 66%

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Male: 34%

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Age 25+: 75%

Note: Enrollment and alumni data is from the 2019-2020 school year. Tuition data is from the 2020-2021 school year. Sources: Wilmington University Fact Book 2019-2020; Wilmington University Alumni Survey 2019-2020.
*For more information, see: https://www.wilmu.edu/coel/awards.aspx