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About WilmU

Wilmington University is a private, nonprofit, open-access and accredited institution that serves traditional students starting their college careers, non-traditional students, and working adults seeking advancement through higher education.

Our diverse degree and certificate programs prepare students for the global marketplace through experience-rich curricula delivered by expert practitioners. Student success is supported through flexible formats, including 100% online options and affordable tuition rates that are consistently lower than those of regional competitors.

Changing Lives Since 1968


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Most Affordable Private, Nonprofit Institution in the Region

91% of Graduates Recommend WilmU

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Dr. LaVerne Harmon

Dr. LaVerne Harmon President

A Message from the President

“Wilmington University is a place where you can realize your potential as you seek intellectual challenges and personal fulfillment. At WilmU, we provide students with the solid academic foundations, practical skills, and ‘real-world’ opportunities they need to advance in their professions and lead their communities.” Read More


Accreditation, a third-party quality assurance measure, verifies educational and program standards. The accreditations held by WilmU, its colleges and specific academic programs speak to the value of the University’s educational offerings.


Our students find success within a supportive community.

“My inspiration to attend Wilmington University was the flexibility of the courses because I was working full time. My professors helped me gain the knowledge and basics to get started in the technology sector. WilmU helped me shape my management career, and I now own a business. WilmU helped me grow.” – Varunsinh “Varoon” Jadeja, M.S. in Information Systems Technologies

“I wouldn't consider going anywhere else. Having [my WilmU] degree, as well as years of experience, helped to put me toward the top of the pile when employers were considering applicants. Online education is important, and WilmU did a great job. Investing in yourself is one of the best investments you can ever make in life.” – Virginia "Ginny" Swyka, B.S. in Business Management

Partners & Affiliations

Wilmington University is a proud affiliate of these and other leading local and national organizations who trust their employees' education and training to WilmU. Read more about our most recent initiatives.

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Our Enrollment and Engagement Counselors can guide you through the application process, admission requirements, funding options and more so you can build the WilmU education plan that works for you.