Get to Know WilmU

Wilmington University is a private, nonprofit, open-access and accredited institution dedicated to serving traditional students embarking on new academic journeys and nontraditional students seeking career advancement.

Committed to offering affordable, convenient and flexible options, the University offers a broad range of online and in-person degree and certificate programs that prepare students for the global marketplace through experience-rich curricula delivered by expert practitioners.

The University embraces user-friendly transfer processes, meaningful internship opportunities, and productive partnerships with corporations.

At a Glance


Changing Lives Since 1968

United States

15 Mid-Atlantic Locations


Global Online Campus


Military-Friendly Yellow Ribbon Program Participant

NCAA logo

16 NCAA Div. II Athletic Teams

Thumbs up

91% of Graduates Recommend WilmU

Respected, Accredited Academics

computer graphic
leter A

200+ degree and certificate programs

leter B

17:1 student-to-faculty ratio

leter c

88% of graduates rate their program as good or excellent

degree graphic

2020-2021 Degrees Awarded

1,882 Undergraduate

1,807 Graduate

159 Doctoral

Certificate Associate Bachelor’s Master’s Doctoral


Number One

most affordable private, nonprofit university in the region

Earth Icon

ALL students receive low, in-state tuition rates


of graduates complete their degree without using financial aid

Tuition Comparison


Average rates from the top 24 private 4-year universities in the region


WilmU 2021-2022 Rates

Bar Graph Graphic

Top 24 private universities' undergraduate average tuition is $36,750 versus WilmU’s tuition of $9,360 for 24 credits in a year. Top 24 private universities' graduate average tuition is $14,624 versus WilmU’s tuition of $9,000 for 18 credits in a year. Average rates from top 24 universities from March 2020 include a mix of 2019-2020 tuition rates and 2021-2022 rates, depending on publicly available tuition data at the time. Only 20 out of 24 of the top private universities offer graduate programs.


Online Learning Leader Since 2007

Nationally recognized for excellence in online learning*


Global Online Campus


150+ programs 100% online


89% of students utilize online learning


65% complete their program 100% online

Top Choice For Degree Completion


Transfer up to 90 credits

Accepts many courses for transfer credit

Rolling admissions

Thousands of students choose WilmU for bachelor’s degree completion


Academic credit awarded for:


Prior learning


Professional licenses and certifications


On-the-job and military experience

Wildcats by the Numbers

circle graph icon

Total Enrollment: 20,258


Undergrad: 12,824 Full-Time: 23% Part-Time: 77%


Graduate: 6,824 Full-Time: 24% Part-Time: 76%


Doctoral: 782

Wildcat graphic
Female Symbol

Female: 66%

Male Symbol

Male: 33%

25% graphic

Age 25+: 76%

Note: Enrollment and alumni data is from the 2020-2021 school year. Sources: Wilmington University Fact Book 2020-2021; Wilmington University Alumni Survey 2020-2021.
*For more information, see: