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Admission to Wilmington College

Your Future Is in Your Hands

The possibilities are endless at Wilmington College. We give you the tools you need to seek a future of discovery and lifelong learning. You will gain hands-on experiences that prepare you to start a successful career and will make connections that last beyond your time on campus.

Discover extraordinary academics with more than 40 areas of study and unique opportunities to put your knowledge into practice. Whether you are a first year, transfer student, seeking graduate studies, or looking for the flexibility of online programs, we are dedicated to helping you realize your goals.

Have a question or concern? Reach out to us at 937.481.2260 or e-mail

Application Deadlines

Aug. 1

Fall deadline

Dec. 1

Spring deadline

The Wilmington Admission Process

With no application fee and no essay, we have made applying to Wilmington College as simple as ever. We accept the Common App and WC Application for undergraduate students, and have separate graduate program requirements.

How to Apply to
Wilmington College

Are you ready to apply? Follow our step-by-step guide and visit our application page to get started with becoming a Wilmington Quaker.

Choose Your Program

Once you know what programs you’re interested in and have explored the many benefits of WC, you are ready to move to step 2.

Review Your Admission Requirements

What kind of student are you? We have guides for every student.

First year students
Transfer students
International students
• Graduate students can refer to our program pages

Prepare Your Materials

Give yourself enough time to prepare what you need. Graduate students should take extra care to get their recommendations ahead of deadlines.

Submit Your Application

You’re almost there! Check what application you need to submit:

• First year student: Use the Common App or WC Application
• Graduate student: Check your program page for further instructions
• Readmitted student: Submit our dedicated readmission application

Meet Your Admission Counselor

We have friendly admission counselors to guide you throughout your application and decision-making process. Reach out to our office today and we will start building connections with you.

Already Accepted?

Welcome! Wondering what you need to do next? Make use of these resources to see what else we need from you before your first semester.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

We recognize you and your accomplishments with automatic consideration for scholarships when you apply. Additionally, we offer first year and transfer student scholarships for academic excellence, leadership, heritage and talent.

Paying for College

The average financial aid package for WC students is $23,954. Learn more about what financial aid you are eligible for to optimize how you pay for college.

Net Price Calculator

No more guessing games. It’s easy to estimate what your tuition and other costs may be with just a few details about yourself. Give it a try!

Types of Aid

We offer many ways to save money, including:

  • Scholarships of all kinds
  • Talent awards
  • WC and federal grants
  • Work study and loans


Ask Us Anything About Admission or Financial Aid at Wilmington

Interested in learning more about our admission process? Or have questions about financial aid? Reach out to us today and get the answers you need. We would be happy to help!