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Wilmington College is a private, non-sectarian school located near the city of Wilmington in suburban New Castle, Delaware.
Founded in 1968, the college has other locations throughout the state, which include the Graduate Center in New Castle, Dover, Dover Air Force Base, Georgetown, and the Rehoboth Beach College Information Center. The Georgetown site is located at the William A. Carter Partnership Center on the Delaware Technical and Community College Owens Campus.
Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the college provides under-graduate and graduate degree, certificate, and minor programs. Degree programs are offered in Behavioral Science, Information Technology and Advanced Communications, Business, Education, General Studies, Nursing, and Doctoral Studies.
Certificate programs include Computer Programming, Criminal Justice, Software Systems Development, Economics for Educators, Training and Staff Development, Hispanic Cultural Certificate for Nurses, Post-Masterís Certificates for Nurses, and Post- Masterís Certificates for Nurse Practitioners.
Minors in Information Technology and Advanced Communications and Business are available. Dover and Rehoboth Beach sites feature non-credit courses. The library, near the main campus in New Castle, carries a comprehensive collection of 196,000 volumes and more than 450 journals and periodicals. Wilmington College provides academic advising, career, disability, food, and housing assistance services for the students. There are no housing facilities on campus.
Several locals also found employment at Wilmington College. The Society of Friends established this college in 1870. During the twentieth century, Wilmington experienced continued growth. In 2000, the town had a population of 11,92Wilmington College. The Society of Friends established this college in 1870. During the twentieth century, Wilmington experienced continued growth. In 2000, the town had a population of 11,921 people in 2000.
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... like Philadelphia) to Wilmington, presumably after Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, a favorite of the King. From the granting of the charter until the Revolution, the town developed steadily into a prosperous business and residential ...