Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY 14624
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Roberts Wesleyan College is one of the one hundred sixty-two private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in a suburb, in Rochester.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,740 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 221 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 181 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 82%). Every year 60% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Roberts Wesleyan College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $29,600, and fees were $1,086. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $29,600 and $1,086 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students1,740
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Free Methodist
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 13 122
Master's degree 0 19
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1963 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1970 - 12/31/2008
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/12/2008 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/12/2008 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1040 to 1230
ACT21 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$648/credit
In State Students$648/credit
Out of State Students$648/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$760/credit
In State Students$760/credit
Out of State Students$760/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $29,160 $29,160 $29,160
ADN 70 $45,360 $45,360 $45,360
BSN 125 $81,000 $81,000 $81,000
FNP 50 $38,000 $38,000 $38,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Roberts Wesleyan College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 35% $3,832
Other Federal Grant 27% $816
State Grant & Scholarships 54% $2,255
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 91% $17,246
Federal Student Loans 72% $6,336
Private Loans 11% $9,538


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,288
$30,001 to $48,000$19,524
$48,001 to $75,000$22,535
$75,001 to $110,000$24,463
Over $110,000$26,704

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Roberts Wesleyan College
2265 Westside Dr
Rochester, NY 14624

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