Choose from 35 majors and 44 minors in a liberal arts education that combines the skills and focused study needed for success in work and life. Whether you aim to enter the working world or continue on to a graduate degree, your academic and real-world experience at Wilson will be an asset.
At Wilson, you matter. With an average class size of 13 students, individual mentoring from faculty and a collaborative community that sets you up for success, your Wilson experience focuses on your individual goals.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Wilson College #4 as a “Best Value” school in our region. We’ve maintained (and even lowered) tuition for seven years, and our innovative student loan buyback program lets qualified graduates earn up to $10,000 toward their federal student debt.
We make sure the numbers add up to a great experience for you.
Mean, cumulative GPA for first-year students
We effectively help students navigate the transition to fast-paced academic life. A 3.0 high school GPA or above qualifies you for merit-based scholarships that cover up to half the cost of tuition.
Student organizations and clubs
Whether you’re interested in choir, fencing, student government or meeting other pre-veterinary students, we have an activity or group for you.
Undergraduate students receiving financial aid
We're deeply committed to affordable education. In 2014, we actually reduced our tuition by $5,000.
Prepare for a rewarding career in education with our collaborative learning models, partnerships with local communities and innovative educational practices. You can also choose to focus on special education.
Receive your BSN, with the option to combine with your existing RN certification. Our nursing programs combine the most current innovations in nursing education with hands-on experiences in diverse environments.
Whether she’s describing how to construct new plasmids for genetic research on chromatin folding or discussing how to synthesize the drug AZT with trivalent iron to improve its effectiveness at fighting liver cancer, Anna Harutyunyan ’17 impresses not only with complete command of her topic, but also with her boundless zest for research.
I want to contribute something that will help to understand what causes a disease and how to combat it.
Visit the Cooley Gallery and explore a special invitational alumni art exhibit. This show will feature works by graduates of Wilson’s bachelor’s and MFA degree programs that celebrate all that is Boldly Wilson. Cooley Gallery is named in honor of Wilson alumna Sue Davison Cooley ’44, a Portland...
Join us for the first Boldly Wilson Common Hour Series presentation as part of our Sesquicentennial Celebration. You’ll hear from Wilson faculty as well as guest speakers. Reflect on what it means to be bold, get inspired to act boldly, and learn from bold historical figures that helped shape...
The weather was perfect for the 151 Wilson graduates earning bachelor’s or associate degrees and the 97 receiving master’s degrees, the morning of Sunday, May 19. Wilson College President Barbara Mistick reminded the audience that this year’s commencement celebration was a particularly special one...