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Roberts Wesleyan College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Roberts Wesleyan College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Roberts Wesleyan College was awarded 72 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other education.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Roberts Wesleyan as #1,106 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Roberts Wesleyan also holds the #107 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Roberts Wesleyan?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Roberts Wesleyan College is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 76%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 79% of students accepted to Roberts Wesleyan submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 620. Math scores were between 510 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Roberts Wesleyan College  ( 510 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Roberts Wesleyan College  ( 510 to 630 )
Roberts Wesleyan received ACT scores from 22% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Roberts Wesleyan College  ( 22 to 26 )

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Roberts Wesleyan College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Roberts Wesleyan College, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Roberts Wesleyan College is 93%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  93 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Roberts Wesleyan College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Roberts Wesleyan College has a freshmen retention rate of 83%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  83 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Roberts Wesleyan the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 60%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  60 out of 100

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Roberts Wesleyan College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,197 undergraduates at Roberts Wesleyan with 1,126 being full-time and 71 being part-time.

How Much Does Roberts Wesleyan College Cost?

The overall average net price of Roberts Wesleyan is $23,569. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Roberts Wesleyan

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,151 $19,456 $21,307 $23,880 $27,652

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Roberts Wesleyan, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Roberts Wesleyan, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $7,533 a year. That adds up to $30,132 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Roberts Wesleyan is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Roberts Wesleyan Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Roberts Wesleyan make about $40,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of Roberts Wesleyan College

Roberts Wesleyan College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Rochester, New York. The suburban atmosphere of Rochester makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for Roberts Wesleyan are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2301 Westside Dr, Rochester, NY 14624
Phone: 585-594-6000

Roberts Wesleyan College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 47 majors graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College. Of these students, 443 received undergraduate degrees and 194 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 120 $65,194
Human Resource Management 40 $45,277
Other Education 37 $38,289
Teacher Education Grade Specific 22 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 22 $28,212
Social Work 22 $29,322
Music 20 NA
Health & Medical Administrative Services 18 NA
General Psychology 17 $26,353
Teacher Education Subject Specific 14 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Roberts Wesleyan College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Roberts Wesleyan

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,023 students took at least one online class at Roberts Wesleyan College. This is an increase from the 329 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,023 419
2018-2019 329 148
2017-2018 263 153
2016-2017 262 183
2015-2016 239 164

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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