Wilmington University is one of the three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Delaware. The campus is located in a suburb, in New Castle.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 14,170 students attend the school. Every year 26% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Wilmington University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $10,890, and fees were $50. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,890 and $50 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students14,170|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Wilmington University Master of Science in Nursing Program is designed to prepare nurses for advanced practice. The program is intended to enable students to synthesize nursing theory, nursing experience, and research knowledge.
The various nurse practitioner tracks are intended to enable nurses to meet the standards for advanced registered nurse practice set by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center. The curriculum also adheres to the accreditation standards of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
- Graduate application for admission
- Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from a nationally accredited program
- Official transcripts detailing satisfactory completion of a baccalaureate program
- Minimum of a ‘C’ grade in an undergraduate statistics course and a health assessment course
- Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse
- Written statement describing professional goals
- Professional Resume
- Interview with the department of nursing
The program accepts applications for admission in the fall and spring semesters. The application deadline for admission in the fall semester is the 1st of April and the application for admission in the spring semester is the 1st of September.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||2||17|
Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
07/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
06/01/1996 - 06/30/2009
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
03/01/1989 - 06/30/2009
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/29/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/29/2001 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$363/credit|
|In State Students||$363/credit|
|Out of State Students||$363/credit|
|In District Students||$466/credit|
|In State Students||$466/credit|
|Out of State Students||$466/credit|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 66% of Wilmington University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||1%||$625|
|State Grant & Scholarships||8%||$2,564|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||16%||$903|
|Federal Student Loans||51%||$3,100|
$14,955Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$13,453|
|$30,001 to $48,000$14,205|
|$48,001 to $75,000$15,332|
|$75,001 to $110,000$15,853|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Delaware state board of nursing.