Wesley College

#3796 / #1057
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Liberal arts college in Delaware, United States

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About Wesley College

According to Wikipedia, Wesley College was a private liberal arts college in Dover, Delaware. It was acquired by Delaware State University in 2021 and is now the DSU Downtown campus. History The institution was founded in 1873 as Wilmington Conference Academy, a prep school. During this period Annie Jump Cannon, a prominent astronomer who pioneered stellar classification, graduated valedictorian from Wilmington Conference Academy in 1880. It became a two-year college in 1918 and renamed the Wesley Collegiate Institute. It was renamed again in 1941 as Wesley Junior College, and again in 1958 as Wesley College. The institution conferred its first four-year degrees in 1978.

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Wesley College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

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How Much Does Wesley College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$22,656
30K - 48K$23,998
48K - 75K$24,860
75K - 110K$26,257

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Wesley College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Wesley College , then you can expect to earn an average of $45,700 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Wesley College 's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

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Where is Wesley College ?

Wesley College is located at 120 N State St, Dover DE 19901-3875

How Safe is Wesley College ?

Dover has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Wesley College Known For?

Wesley College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Wesley College 's Most Influential Alumni?

Wesley College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Physics, Social Work, and Mathematics. Here are some of Wesley College 's most famous alumni:

Annie Jump Cannon
Annie Jump Cannon
An American astronomer .
Carolyn Bunny Welsh
An American sheriff.
Wayne Gilchrest
An American politician.
Joe Callahan
An American-football player .
Tom Wagner
Tom Wagner
An American politician.
Matt Gono
An American football offensive tackle.
William D. Denney
An American governor of Delaware .
Colin Bonini
An American politician.
Charles Oberly
An American politician.
Ronald S. Dancer
A Member of the New Jersey General Assembly.
Simeon S. Pennewill
An American politician .

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