Wilberforce University

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1055 N Bickett Rd
Wilberforce, OH 45384

Founded in 1856 as America’s first black college by leaders of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Wilberforce University is a predominately African-American, private co-educational, liberal arts institution. The modern campus is located in a very accessible rural setting in southwestern Ohio close to the urban centers of Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati. The University awards the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science degrees. Majors are offered in the areas of business, engineering and computing science, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. The University also offers a mandatory cooperative education program and integrated service learning in selected courses. Wilberforce University is a member of the United Negro College Fund, the NAIA athletic conference, and is a participant in the OhioLINK library consortium.

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