Wilson College

#5240 / #1445
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private liberal arts college in Pennsylvania

About Wilson College

According to Wikipedia, Wilson College is a private, Presbyterian-related, liberal arts college in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1869 by two Presbyterian ministers, it was named for its first major donor, Sarah Wilson of nearby St. Thomas Township, Pennsylvania, who gave $30,000 toward the purchase of the land and home of Alexander McClure.

Wilson College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
808 92% 50% 1050 21

How Much Does Wilson College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $17,499
30K - 48K $15,899
48K - 75K $20,326
75K - 110K $23,706
110K+ $27,861

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Wilson College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Wilson College , then you can expect to earn an average of $34,000 per year. You also have a 87% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Wilson College 's Demographics

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

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
1,327 939 388

Where is Wilson College ?

Wilson College is located at 1015 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg PA 17201-1285

How Safe is Wilson College ?

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

What Is Wilson College Known For?

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

Wilson College 's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Wilson College 's Most Influential Alumni?

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

Patsy Mink
An American politician .
Pauline Morrow Austin
An American physicist and meteorologist .
Delia Velculescu
A Romanian economics.
Sally Hoyt Spofford
Sally Hoyt Spofford
An American ornithologist.
Hannah J. Patterson
An American suffragist and defense official in World War I.
Frances Wick
An American physicist .
Anna Jane McKeag
An American psychologist, college president.
Elizabeth Schofield
An American archaeologist.
Rida Johnson Young
Rida Johnson Young
An American playwright and songwriter.
Betty Andujar
A Texas State Senator.
Jean Clark Dan
An American marine biologist and ecologist and pioneer in research on the acrosomal reaction.
Tracy C Leskey
A Researcher .

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