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Delaware State University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Delaware

Description

Delaware State is a historically black university located on a historic 400-acre campus in Dover, Delaware. Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. are all within a couple hours. The oldest building on campus dates to the 1700s. Undergraduates can choose from 56 bachelor degree programs housed within 21 academic departments. Psychology, mass communicatins and management are the most popular undergraduate fields. Delaware State also has 30 graduate degree programs. The university has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the athletic front, the Delaware State Hornets compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC).

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration and Management, Criminal Justice, Mass Communcation, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Sport Management

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3534
Total Grad Students: 162
Undergraduate Students: 3372
Faculty: 205

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Percent Male: 38%
Percent Female: 62%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 15%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 34%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover Delaware 19901

Website: http://www.desu.edu

Main Email: admissions@desu.edu

Main Phone: 302-857-6060

Additional Campuses:
Delaware State University - Main Campus
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover , Delaware 19901
Kent County
www.desu.edu

Delaware State University - Wilmington Site
621 N. Market Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
New Castle County
www.desu.edu/wilmington-site

Delaware State University - Sussex Site
William A. Carter Partnership Center
Georgetown, Delaware 19947
Sussex County
www.desu.edu/sussex-site

Admissions Contact:
Erin Hill
Interim Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions
302-857-6351
admissions@desu.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Registrar's Office
302-857-6375

International Admissions Contact:
Office of Admissions
302-857-6351
admissions@desu.edu

Athletics Contact:
Pegjohngy Moses
Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, Athletics
302-857-7047
pjmoses@desu.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
2

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
No course earning below a C will transfer to the university.

Credits (Min/Max):
12 credit hours minimum.

Test Scores for Applying:
Not Required

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not Required

Essay(s) required:
Not Required

Application Fee:
$25.00 USD

Other Requirements:
N/A

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.desu.edu/apply-now

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 16 20
English 15 20
Math 16 19
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 400 470
Math 400 470
Writing 380 460

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 999

Transfers Accepted: 395

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 81%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 43%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: 38%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1500

Other Expenses: 2120

Room and Board: 11566

Tuition and Fees: 15052

Total Cost: 30238

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 7056

Total Cost – In-State: 22242

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
http://www.desu.edu/financialaid

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 9898

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 88%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 96%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Connected Degree Programs with Delaware Technical Community college to provide a smooth transition from specific degree programs into Delaware State University.

Notes

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Goldey-Beacom College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Delaware

Description

Goldey-Beacom College is located in Pike Creek, a suburb of Wilmington, Delaware. It is a small, private, coeducational college offering programs in criminal justice, English, psychology, economics, and all areas of business. Class sizes are small, allowing students individualized attention. Goldey-Beacom College offers generous scholarships specifically to transfer students. Contact the Admissions Office at (302) 225-6248 to find out what you are eligible for.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1340
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 20

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 67:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
4701 Limestone Rd
Wilmington Delaware 19808

Website: http://www.gbc.edu

Main Email: admissions@gbc.edu

Main Phone: 302-225-6248

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Jessica Fehnel
Senior Admissions Representative, Admissions Office
(302) 225-6248
fehnel@gbc.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Larry Eby
Director of Admissions, Admissions Office
(302) 225-6248
admissions@gbc.edu

Athletics Contact:
Chuck Hammond
Athletic Director, Athletics
(302) 225-6352
hammond@gbc.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
2.5

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
C or better.

Credits (Min/Max):
The maximum number of transfer credits accepted at GBC shall not exceed 50 percent of the total credits required in The Program of Study in which the student enrolls, with the exception of the degree completion program.

Test Scores for Applying:
Sometimes required. Contact the Admissions Office for further information at (302) 225-6248.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required.

Essay(s) required:
Not required.

Application Fee:
Not required.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.gbc.edu/admissions/apply.html

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:
Contact the Admissions Office at Goldey-Beacom College to find out what scholarship opportunities you are eligible for. (32) 225-6248.

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Goldey-Beacom College offers generous transfer scholarships for both traditional and adult transfer students. Students who have earned a 2.5 GPA or higher can expect a scholarship of up to $355 off per credit!

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

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Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

University of Delaware

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Four-one-four

State: Delaware

Description

The University of Delaware at Newark is the largest university in the state of Delaware. The university is made up of seven different colleges of which the College of Arts and Sciences is the largest. UD's College of Engineering and its College of Business and Economics often place well on national rankings. The University of Delaware's strengths in liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society. In athletics, the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens compete in the NCAA Division I Colonial Athletic Association.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Biology, Communication Studies, Criminology, Elementary Education, English, Finance, History, Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 20500
Total Grad Students: 2993
Undergraduate Students: 17507
Faculty: 1117

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Percent Male: 43%
Percent Female: 57%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 77%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:

Newark Delaware 19716

Website: http://www.udel.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 302-831-2000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Hirsh, Louis L
Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions
302.831.1209
LOUHIRSH@UDEL.EDU

Transfer Services Contact:
McDonald, Tiffany N
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions
302.831.8125
TNM@UDEL.EDU

International Admissions Contact:
Miller, Sabriya Dawn
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions
302.831.8125
SABRIYAM@UDEL.EDU

Athletics Contact:
Muir, Bernard M.
Director of Athletics & Recreation Services, Intercollegiate Athletics Program
302.831.4006
athletics-dir@udel.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
minimum college grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify as a 2.50. Some majors require a higher college grade point average and/or specific coursework.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is a C or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:
Required of all applicants.

Application Fee:
$75 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
Required by all to be in good standing from prior institution(s).

Fall Deadline:
Rolling admission starts April 1 ends May 1

Spring Deadline:
Nov. 1

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.udel.edu/admissions/apply/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 24 28
English 24 29
Math 24 29
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 540 650
Math 560 660
Writing 540 640

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1915

Transfers Accepted: 765

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 39%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 61%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -22%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2006

Costs

Books: 800

Other Expenses: 1500

Room and Board: 10196

Tuition and Fees: 27462

Total Cost: 39958

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 11192

Total Cost – In-State: 23688

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
University of Delaware offers a wide array of financial help, from Athletic Scholarships, Merit Scholarships, Music Scholarships, and Need-based Aid. Visit this website for more information: (http://www.udel.edu/admissions/finance/)

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7274

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 74%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 49%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 52%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Wesley College (DE)

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Delaware

Description

Wesley College is a progressive, private, United Methodist affiliated, liberal arts College dedicated to a personalized educational experience in the historic capital city of Dover. Students experience the charm of a small school with regular faculty and staff interaction, small class sizes, purposeful co-curricular opportunities, and a plethora of opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve dreams. We are located in the heart of the State of Delaware, less than 175 miles from Baltimore, Delaware beaches, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC. With 30 undergraduate and several graduate degrees, we have an outstanding reputation for providing a caring, comprehensive, and challenging academic and student-centered learning experience.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2233
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 67

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 33:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

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Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
120 N State St
Dover Delaware 19901

Website: http://www.wesley.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 302-736-2300

Additional Campuses:
Dover Air Force Base Campus
261 Chad Street, Room 302
Dover AFB, DE 19902

New Castle
13 Read's Way, Suite 100
New Castle, DE 19720
www.wesley.edu/wcnc/

Admissions Contact:
Art Jacobs
Transfer Coordinator, Admissions
302-736-2428
jacobsar@wesley.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Mike Drass
Director, Athletics
302-736-2363
michael.drass@wesley.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
In order to be considered for admission, a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 (C) for all acceptable transfer credits is required.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Undergraduate course credits may be transferred from another accredited institution, provided the courses are 100-level or above and grades earned are C or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
All graduating students must earn a minimum of forty-five semester credits at Wesley College, at least fifteen of which must be within their major, in order to complete baccalaureate degree requirements.

Test Scores for Applying:
Applicants with fewer than twenty-four credits should submit SAT-1/ACT scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Transfer students should contact the Office of Admissions to request a Transfer Recommendation Form. Fill out the student information, and then submit this form to the Dean of Students at the last institution attended.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement is not required with the submission of your application.

Application Fee:
Transfer applications should be sent to the Office of Admissions with a non-refundable $25 application fee.

Other Requirements:
Evaluation of transfer credits for applicability to specific degree programs is performed by the Office of the Registrar. The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Division Chairpersons may be consulted, when necessary, to approve particular credits.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.wesley.edu/index.php?id=32

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Wesley College awards transfer scholarships and grants to full-time students based on cumulative college GPA. Contact the Office of Admissions to determine your eligibility.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

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Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Widener University-Delaware Campus

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Delaware

Description

Widener is an innovative metropolitan university that combines academic quality with career preparation and a commitment to community service. A Widener education connects curricula to societal issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience.

A comprehensive doctorate-granting university, Widener offers liberal arts and sciences and professional programs leading to associate's, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. The university's campuses in Chester, Exton, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, serve some 6,500 students.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1210
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 56

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington Delaware 19803

Website: http://www.widener.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 302-477-2100

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Courtney Kelly
(888) 943-3630
IM Screen Names: cahoover78
chkelly@widener.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Erick Hyde
(888) 943-3630
eshyde@widener.edu

Athletics Contact:
Jack Shafer
(610) 499-4437
jlshafer@widener.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Students must have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA (3.00 for Nursing) for admission consideration. If a student has attended multiple institutions, the admission decision will be based on a cumulative GPA from all institutions.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Students must earn a grade of C or higher in order for credit to be transferred into Widener.

Credits (Min/Max):
Transfer students must complete 50 percent of their major courses at Widener, and the last 45 credits must be completed at Widener for a Bachelor's degree. A maximum of 64 credits may be transferred from a two-year college and 75 from a four-year college.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you have less than 12 hours of transferrable credit, the submission of official standardized test scores is required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Widener does not publish a requirement for the submission of letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
The submission of an essay or personal statement is not required.

Application Fee:
There is no fee to apply.

Other Requirements:
There will be a transfer course equivalency report included in the acceptance packet. Students must submit course descriptions for an unofficial evaluation.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.widener.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/applicationlisting.asp

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1046

Transfers Accepted: 399

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 38%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
All transfer students are reviewed for merit scholarships. Awards are based on a student's cumulative GPA and major. The scholarship amounts range from $5,500-$12,500 per year. A minimum of 12 transferable credits are required for consideration.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

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Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information