Wilson is committed to providing our students and their families with value in a college education. From our first-in-the-nation student loan buyback program to career development and financial literacy training, we’re dedicated to providing an experience
Our Distinctive Community
Experience it Yourself
Step onto our campus and feel the Wilson difference. Our students are curious, driven and community-minded—just like you.
With individualized attention, the latest in technology and equipment, access to the nation’s Capitol and rich traditions, a Wilson education has it all.
Mission and Values
We’re passionate about student-centered education. Think of how much further you’ll go with close student/faculty relationships; small, invigorating classes; and a supportive environment that rewards exploration.
Our lush 300-acre campus is on the National Register of Historic Places—but it’s more than just a pretty place. Discover the organic farm at the Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies; visit the Gold LEED-certified Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology; or hang out in the new learning commons in the newly renovated John Stewart Memorial Library.
We’ve evolved from a pioneer in women’s education to one of the “Best Value” schools for women and men in U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings guide. For nearly 150 years, we’ve been proud to provide education and resources that respond to changing student needs.
Wilson College and Harrisburg Area Community College recently signed an expanded agreement allowing HACC associate degree graduates to seamlessly enter Wilson, bringing all of their credits earned with a grade of C or better with them.
The Wilson College Master of Special Education program has received approval of an autism endorsement curriculum from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, a credential that will benefit teachers and others who work with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Rain forced the 148th annual Wilson College commencement ceremony indoors on May 13, but that didn’t dampen the mood of the assembled graduates, guests and speakers, thanks in large part to the address delivered by comedian and author Jane Condon.