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Academic Partnerships

Wilmington University is a private, nonprofit institution serving non-traditional, working adults since 1968. We serve 20,000+ students annually in all 50 states and in 80+ countries and provide academics that anticipate career and personal growth at a price that makes sense.

We partner with high schools, community colleges, universities and community and state organizations to provide students and employees with guided pathways to degree completion.

WilmU works for partners.

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15 mid-Atlantic locations

100% online options

94% of graduates recommend WilmU

50,000+ Alumni have already chosen WilmU

Respected and Accredited

WilmU academic programs create streamlined pathways to in-demand careers. Our 200+ certificate and degree programs are available at all undergraduate and graduate levels in career areas ranging from arts and sciences to technology and health professions.

Online Learning Excellence and Support

WilmU is recognized for excellence in eLearning, with 150+ fully online programs that offer all-inclusive student support. We offer personalized guidance for the online learning experience with dedicated teams like Online Learning, Educational Technology, and Online Student Navigators.

#1 Most Affordable

WilmU is the #1 most affordable university of its kind in the region. There is no difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition, and we have scholarship options to help students bridge the financial gap.

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A Transfer-Friendly University

WilmU has been nationally recognized for excellence and success in transfer pathways by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. We enroll 5 times more transfer students than regional competitors.

We have over 650 transfer agreement pathways with schools like yours.

Partnership Agreement Options

We’ll work with you to find a plan that works best for you and your students.


Matching specific programs at the associate and bachelor’s degree levels to ensure seamless transfer of the entire associate degree.


Ensuring approved associate degrees meet core WilmU general education requirements.

Dual Admissions

Guaranteeing students with community college associate degrees conditional acceptance to WilmU, which includes benefits like early advising, seamless transfer and scholarship opportunities.

Program-Specific (e.g., 3+1)

Maximizing tuition savings by academic pathways designed for students to complete 3 years, for example, at a community college before transferring to WilmU to finish the final year.

Guaranteed Admissions

Promising students from all community college partners guaranteed admission to a WilmU bachelor’s degree pathway.

Questions about partnering with WilmU?

Contact the Academic Partnerships Office to learn how WilmU can work for your students.

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