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Roberts Wesleyan College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Roberts Wesleyan College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Roberts Wesleyan College Ranked?

2020 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 10 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is human resource management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Roberts Wesleyan is ranked #524 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Roberts Wesleyan held the #587 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 132 colleges in New York, Roberts Wesleyan is ranked at #56.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Roberts Wesleyan?

Acceptance Rate

Roberts Wesleyan College has an acceptance rate of 69%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Roberts Wesleyan.

Average Test Scores

About 78% 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 520 and 620. Math scores were between 520 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Roberts Wesleyan College  ( 520 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Roberts Wesleyan College  ( 520 to 610 )
Roberts Wesleyan received ACT scores from 19% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Roberts Wesleyan College  ( 21 to 27 )

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Roberts Wesleyan College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Roberts Wesleyan is an impressive 12 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much 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 82%. 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  82 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Roberts Wesleyan this rate is 37%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  37 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Roberts Wesleyan

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,321 undergraduates at Roberts Wesleyan with 1,248 being full-time and 73 being part-time.

Roberts Wesleyan Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Roberts Wesleyan is 22.54 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  22.54 out of 100
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How Much Does Roberts Wesleyan College Cost?

The overall average net price of Roberts Wesleyan is $23,304. 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 +
$17,288 $19,524 $22,535 $24,463 $26,704

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Roberts Wesleyan, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $7,799 a year. That adds up to $31,196 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Roberts Wesleyan is 4.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Roberts Wesleyan Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Roberts Wesleyan with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $40,900 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Roberts Wesleyan College make the most money.

Location of Roberts Wesleyan College

Roberts Wesleyan College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Rochester, New York. Rochester is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of Roberts Wesleyan College

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 2017-2018 academic year, students from 33 majors graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College. Of these students, 415 received undergraduate degrees and 198 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 129 $61,800

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 learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 263 students took at least one online class at Roberts Wesleyan College. This is an increase from the 262 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 263 153
2016-2017 262 183
2015-2016 239 164
2014-2015 179 111
2013-2014 191 125

Learn more about online learning at Roberts Wesleyan College.

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