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Net price is what you pay. Value is what you receive.


Our price and value at Wilmington College is leading the way in Ohio among private colleges you are considering.

  • $24,263 average financial aid package awarded to students for 2019-2020.
  • One of the most affordable private colleges in Ohio.
  • Private colleges like Wilmington College offer more financial aid than most large state institutions.
  • CALCULATE YOUR COST!
  • Many students receive grant funds over and above scholarships and awards.
  • 99% of incoming students for the Fall 2018 term filed a FAFSA
Moral of the Story

We strongly encourage interested families to apply and review their full financial aid package before making a decision. At most private colleges, including ours, the final cost of attendance is often much lower once financial aid is applied.


Of all the institutions listed below, Wilmington College is the only one to have released its 2019-2020 cost structure.

Compare Affordability with Local Institutions
School Tuition Fees Room & Board Total
Wilmington College
(2019-20 Costs)
$25,900 $875 $10,100 $36,875
The following are the 2018-19 costs for each institution.**
Cedarville University $30,070 $200 $7,360 $37,630*
Mount St. Joseph University $29,100 $1,200 $9,552 $39,852*
Muskingum University $27,500 $1,186 $11,310 $39,996*
Heidelberg University $30,400 $600 $10,400 $41,400*
Defiance College $31,990 $740 $10,220 $42,950*
Bluffton University $32,3216 $450 $10,800 $43,566*
Otterbein University $31,874 $450 $13,692 $46,016*
Capital University $35,146 $320 $10,840 $46,306*
Marietta College** $36,040 $400 $11,320 $47,760*
*Tuition information for other institutions listed may be updated at any time. Please consult their website to confirm pricing.

**Marietta has released its 2019-2020 cost structure.

Available. Knowledgeable. Helpful

“The Wilmington College staff was extremely insightful with information regarding the FAFSA and the financial aid process.” 

Melodie Reed

“My admission counselor was so generous with the information he shared about scholarships and other resources available to me for financial aid.” 

Lucy Enge

“I really appreciated my admission counselor taking the time to answer my questions.  I was made to feel like family.” 

Brandon Beyke