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About Wilmington College

Experience Wilmington College Hands-On Learning

At Wilmington College in Ohio, we will provide you with hands-on learning opportunities to broaden your understanding of your passions. We put you at the center of academic and experiential learning to unlock your potential and open doors for your continued success. Pursue career-oriented skills building and discover all the possibilities waiting for you here.

Find out more about Wilmington College and the core Quaker values that make us who we are. We hope you will join us to become changemakers that positively impact our world.

Our community includes on-campus and online students alike. Consider our 100% online programs.


Top Performers in Social Mobility in the Midwest

U.S. News & World Report, 2024

Top 30

Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest

U.S. News & World Report, 2024

Top 20

Most Diverse Colleges in Ohio

Niche, 2024


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Get to Know Us

Mission and Vision

Imagine a transformative education where academic excellence, career preparation and Quaker values converge. Our mission and vision shows our commitment to student success and the wider community.

History and Traditions

With more than 150 years of experience in higher education, we have grown immensely since our first graduating class of 1875. Read all about the past history of Wilmington College.

Facts and Information

Senior Leadership

Meet the administrators and governing bodies who help make Wilmington College what it is today, including President Corey Cockerill, the President's Cabinet and the Board of Trustees

President looking at camera to explain what WC is about

A Message From Our President

Welcome to Wilmington College’s website. Whether you are a prospective student just getting to know us or someone who has a more enduring relationship with our beloved institution, I hope you find what you are learning about Wilmington College informative and inspiring, and I invite you to take an even closer look at us!


Wilmington College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and maintains a membership with many local and national associations. We stay committed to the standards of excellence required for accreditation.


The WC experience goes beyond academics. Embrace your interests, grow as a person and develop the skills you need to build the future you want. Choose from 80+ programs and get real-world experience that helps you find success.

WC Student Stories

Wilmington College students come in all kinds, but what unites them is a passion for lifelong learning and engagement. They participate in the classroom just as much as they do in the community - through sports, organizations and clubs, professional development groups and more.

Explore 80+ Programs and Find Your Fit


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We regularly post new updates across our social media accounts. Follow us, comment and use the tag #ExperienceDubC on your own posts to share your unique WC experience with the world.

You can also browse our news and events to see what’s happening.

Our Campus and Community

Visit Wilmington College

If you have not visited us in Wilmington, Ohio before, we cannot wait to meet you! Explore our campus in person, take a virtual tour or sign up for individual visits. We offer customized on-campus visit options for undergraduate and graduate students.

Join Our Alumni and Donors

Stay Connected and up to date with our growing community of alumni, donors and friends. Help us support future generations of scholars and make a lasting impact on the Wilmington College legacy.

Faculty and Staff Directory

Our faculty and staff will support you through your academic journey here. Use our directory to explore profiles and find contact information.

Speaker’s Bureau

Are you seeking an expert to speak on various topics? A number of Wilmington College’s faculty and staff are available to share their knowledge for news media, scholarly research, or professional organizations.

Employment Opportunities

Looking to make a difference in the lives of students? We’re hiring passionate educators, and administrators to become part of our Wilmington College team.

Event Hosting

Choose Wilmington as your venue for indoor or outdoor conferences, meetings and events. Contact us for more details and assistance.


Phone: 937.481.2295

Centers and Institutes

Our 267-acre Academic Farm is ranked 1st in the Midwest for student hands-on learning facilities.  It houses sheep, goats and cattle, as well as two greenhouses and a rainwater recycling system.

Other Facilities and Places of Interest

There's much more to explore at Wilmington College.

Take a mini tour of places across campus - including the Center for Sciences & Agriculture, Center for Sports Sciences, Pyle Student Center and Equine Center.