Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY, USA
3.41 Average Rating

Established in 1866, Roberts Wesleyan College is a private, Christ-centered institution established in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. The college is home to over 80 undergraduate and graduate programs, many of which can be completed through evening courses or online. Full-time students are required to earn 20 spiritual life credits per semester during their first three years, and 10 per semester in their fourth, which can be obtained by attending chapel or service opportunities. The college is also home to the Northeastern Seminary graduate school, which offers programs in theology.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Free Methodist
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
65%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018
Fall Regular Decision August 20, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
84%
Out-Of-State Students
8%
39%
Submitting ACT
82%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1067
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,698
Total Number of Undergrads
1,316
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
69%
20-39 Students
27%
40-99 Students
3%
0
100
51%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
63%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,363
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$30,686
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$30,686
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,430
Books and Supplies
$1100

Aid & Grants

0
100
78%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,245
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,081
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$15,712

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
75%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,414
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,750
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$230
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
31%
69%
Student Organizations
43
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
61%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Redhawks
School Colors
Red/Black/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
85%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.41 Average Rating
I really enjoy the Christian atmosphere here at Roberts Wesleyan College. I really feel like the professors care for their students and the student: teacher ratio here makes it a more close knit environment. I feel like I've gotten a quality education here.
Emelie from Rochester, NY
I really enjoyed my time here at Roberts, there is a very friendly atmosphere and a lot of things to do on campus. The sports are always fun to watch and there is a lot of school spirit!
Amanda from Hamburg, NY

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